NTEU has filed a national grievance/ULP against HHS for engaging in bad faith bargaining by requesting Panel assistance when the parties have not reached impasse and for failing to respond to NTEU’s requests for information.
NTEU has launched a new campaign featuring videos of our members talking about their work on behalf of the American people.
NTEU has launched “Telling Our Stories,” a new public service campaign at www.TheyWorkForUS.org highlighting the diverse ways federal employees directly impact the lives of the American public. Many Americans do not have a clear understanding of the work done by federal employees and how that work touches their daily lives. This new campaign aims to bridge that disconnect. Continue reading “Telling Our Stories”
The possibility of a federal government shutdown remains.
Today, the U.S. Senate adopted a funding measure, H.R. 6157, by a vote of 93-7 that would provide select agencies, including the NTEU-represented Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Hearings Operations at the Social Security Administration, with full year funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, while also keeping other agencies, including the IRS and CBP, operating under a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) through Friday, December 7th. At this time, it is expected that the House of Representatives will act on this legislation when it comes back into session next week. However, the White House has not yet announced whether it supports Congress’ plan for a CR for some agencies, meaning the possibility of a shutdown (or select agency shutdowns) on Monday, October 1st remains. Continue reading “Update on Government Funding for Fiscal Year 2019 and Employee Pay”