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  • Latest Videos , News April 5, 2018

    NFFE-IAM Fights Forest Service Sexual Harassment

    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.

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  • Government Employees , iMail , News April 4, 2017

    NFFE-IAM Passport Workers to Receive $110K in Back Pay

    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.

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  • Latest Videos , News March 21, 2017

    Time for Federal Workers to Fight Back

    Randy L. Erwin, national president of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), is urging union members to call their members of Congress and demand they vote NO on a devious legislative bill aimed at hurting hardworking government employees.  

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  • iMail , News October 4, 2012

    Sequestration Poised to Devastate Battleground States

    With sequestration looming, large government contractors have threatened to issue mass notices of pending layoffs as required by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. While the act requires large employers to provide employees with 60 days advance notice of possible layoffs, the U.S. Labor Department issued a memo saying the layoff notices would

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  • iMail , News August 9, 2012

    Sequestration Poised to Push Unemployment Over 10 Percent

    To date, there have been a long list of studies published on the potential fallout from $109 billion in mandatory sequestration cuts scheduled to hit the government on January 2, 2013. Analysts are now predicting that more than one million jobs could be lost, pushing the unemployment rate back above 10 percent. This week, President

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