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2017 Congress Voting Records

Here are the voting records for the First Session, 115th Congress, for members of the United States Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives on matters of importance to employees.

Vote (buttons)NTEU compiles voting records detailing how each member of the House and Senate votes on issues affecting federal employees. NTEU only considers how members of Congress voted on issues directly affecting federal workers when compiling these records. This information is also available in NTEU’s Legislative Action Center. Continue reading “2017 Congress Voting Records”

NTEU Files Information Request Regarding ORA Telework Practices

NTEU has filed an information request to determine whether ORA’s telework practices violate the parties’ MOU on Program Alignment and the CBA.

TeleworkingOn May 12, 2017, NTEU and ORA executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding program alignment. The MOU set forth the parties’ agreement regarding how program alignment would be implemented. One of the agreed upon provisions required the agency to promote and encourage telework by issuing quarterly communications to ORA management and staff. The MOU also required the agency to maximize telework opportunities, including recurring telework. Despite these contractual requirements, ORA employees are still being denied recurring telework opportunities. Several chapters have filed local grievances, and NTEU is considering filing a national grievance against ORA for violations of the MOU on program alignment, as well as, the CBA. Continue reading “NTEU Files Information Request Regarding ORA Telework Practices”

FDA to Implement New Hardship Transfer SOP

FDA has provided Article 3 notice to NTEU that it will implement a new SOP regarding hardship transfers.

img_8161FDA has provided notice to NTEU that it plans to implement a new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for hardship transfers that will replace the current FMD-127 SOP.

NTEU has requested a briefing and to bargain this change. If you have any comments or questions, please contact your chapter president.

Tell Congress to Show Federal Employees Some Love

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