The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) is fighting allegations of sexual harassment and assault at the U.S. Forest Service, amid numerous incidents reported in the news media. NFFE Forest Service Council President Melissa Baumann provides some insight.
In a settlement that illustrates the value of union membership, NFFE-IAM Local FL 1998 members have reason to celebrate. Following the local’s aggressively negotiated grievance settlement with the U.S. Passport Agency, members will receive back pay totaling approximately $110,000.
In testimony before the House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and Labor Policy, NFFE/IAM President William Dougan defended federal workers and gave compelling evidence that the Republican “Rightsizing the Federal Workforce” plan was the wrong approach to reforming government. As part of its misguided budget proposal that includes dismantling Medicare, the Republican
More than 250 employees in the U.S. Forest Service Human Resources Management (HRM) department in Albuquerque, NM voted in favor of representation by the National Federation of Federal Employees-IAM (NFFE-IAM). The vote brings the benefits of collective bargaining and union representation to 385 employees in the public-sector bargaining unit. “Yesterday’s victory could not have happened