Why NTEU Supports Beto O’Rourke in His Senate Race

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David Arvelo and Beto O’Rourke after a run in Dallas
David Arvelo and Beto O’Rourke after a run in Dallas

NTEU is supporting Texas Representative Beto O’Rourke in his Senate race. O’Rourke was elected to the House of Representatives in 2012 and currently serves on the Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committees, where he has been active on federal employee issues.

Rep O’Rourke tweeted the following statement on the labor movement: Continue reading “Why NTEU Supports Beto O’Rourke in His Senate Race”

NTEU Supports Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill

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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill

NTEU is supporting Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill. She serves on several important Committees including the Finance Committee and is a senior member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. These Committees have jurisdiction over the IRS, CBP, and federal workforce issues at large. Continue reading “NTEU Supports Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill”

Legislation Introduced on Pension Offsets

There have been several bills introduced to change the formula used in the Windfall Elimination Provision and to eliminate the Government Pension Offset.

Older womanDuring this session, Congress has introduced several bills that seek to address the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and to eliminate the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security laws that can affect federal retirees with CSRS annuities. Continue reading “Legislation Introduced on Pension Offsets”