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Get $50 When You Join NTEU

Get $50 just for joining NTEU

A Union is a group of employees who come together to bargain with their employer for better working conditions, and the power of a Union is directly proportional to the number of members.

Join NTEU this summer, and NTEU will give you $50. You must join between May 1 and September 30, 2017, to qualify for this incentive. Continue reading “Get $50 When You Join NTEU”

FDA Travel Staff Manual Guides Rescinded

Official travelOn September 30, 2016, I informed you that NTEU filed a national grievance asserting that the FDA violated Articles 3 and 42 of the parties’ Consolidated Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), certain provisions of the Federal Travel Regulations (FTRs), and the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (statute) when it unilaterally implemented three Staff Manual Guides (SMGs) related to travel, without providing NTEU notice or an opportunity to bargain. Continue reading “FDA Travel Staff Manual Guides Rescinded”

NTEU and Other Federal Employee Groups Oppose the Retirement Cuts in the Administration’s FY 2018 Budget Request

Pension squeezeLast week, NTEU, along with the rest of the Federal-Postal Coalition, which represents five million federal and postal employees and retirees across the country, sent a letter to every member of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition of the Administration’s FY 2018 Budget Request proposing radical cuts to federal workers’ retirement benefits. It is important to understand that as proposed, these changes would apply to all current employees and retirees. Continue reading “NTEU and Other Federal Employee Groups Oppose the Retirement Cuts in the Administration’s FY 2018 Budget Request”

HHS Settlement and Claims Process for Payment of 2015 Retroactive Transportation Subsidy Increases

Gavel on a stack of moneyI am very pleased to report that NTEU has reached an agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to settle a national grievance that was filed after HHS refused to pay retroactive transit subsidies to bargaining unit employees. Pursuant to the settlement, retroactive transit subsidies will be paid to eligible HHS employees for the period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. The settlement covers current, former, and retired employees who participated in the HHS Transshare Program at any time during the above-referenced time period. Continue reading “HHS Settlement and Claims Process for Payment of 2015 Retroactive Transportation Subsidy Increases”