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  • Federal Employee Union Responds to House Committees Targeting Federal Employees and Veterans Today, in two separate committees in the House of Representatives, veterans and federal employees came one step closer to losing several levels of checks and balances that could affect everything from government whistleblowing to the impact of health and medical care at the Department of Veterans...    more...
  • NFFE to Congress: Stop Treating Veterans like Political Pawns Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) expressed its disappointment with the introduction of a bill that will deter talent and qualified medical expertise from working at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The bill, H.R. 2159, will eliminate many of the systematic...    more...
  • Over 700 Red River Army Depot Jobs Saved! Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) praises Defense Secretary James Mattis for extending the jobs of over 700 term/temp employees at the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, Texas. Until yesterday, the fate of these employees was unknown because the...    more...
  • House Panel Struggles with Official Time The House Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity held a hearing on the federal government’s tracking and use of Official Time, a provision in the law that allows federal employees to promote efficiency, safety, and cost-saving measures to management...    more...
  • Parental Leave Act Comes to Term with Families Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) praises U.S. Representatives Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) for introducing the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act of 2017. If passed, the measure will provide federal employees with six weeks...    more...
  • NFFE Supports FAIR Act Pay and Locality Increase National President Randy Erwin thanks U.S. Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) for introducing the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act which provides a 2 percent increase in wages and a 1.2 percent increase in locality pay for an increase of 3.2 percent for 2018. Federal workers have...    more...
  • NFFE to Trump: Stop Campaigning and Start Governing NFFE President Randy Erwin criticizes Trump's hiring freeze of new federal employees, saying the freeze is little more than a gimmick to appease his beholden special interests. The executive order signed on Monday will cease hiring at most agencies and heavily impact the employment market,...    more...
  • NFFE Clears Path for Wildland Firefighters, Defense Workers With the signing of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (S. 2943), the National Federation of Federal Employees celebrates a victory for temporary and term employees at federal land management agencies and the Department of Defense through the creation of a career path to...    more...
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