National Voter Registration Day

Today, September 25th is National Voter Registration Day and NTEU is here to help!

Voter Registration

Are YOU registered to vote? Has your address changed since the last time you voted? Has your name changed? Continue reading “National Voter Registration Day”

Update on Government Funding for Fiscal Year 2019

It remains unclear if the President will enact Congress’ short-term funding plan.

114th United States Congress
114th United States Congress

Congress has been working to pass Fiscal Year (FY) 19 appropriations bills in small groups, each called a “minibus,” as opposed to an omnibus appropriations bill, consisting of all 12 appropriations bills. On Friday, the President signed so-called minibus I, H.R. 5895, consisting of full-year funding for the Energy (including the NTEU-represented Department of Energy) and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs funding measures into law. Continue reading “Update on Government Funding for Fiscal Year 2019”

Request from Congress to Subpoena OPM Director Jeff Pon Regarding Agencies’ Adherence to Labor Relations Laws

The Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has sent a letter to the Committee’s Chairman requesting a subpoena for Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon to be deposed concerning OPM’s actions to ensure agencies are complying with the court’s order invalidating substantial portions of the Executive Orders.

Representative Elijah E. Cummings
Representative Elijah E. Cummings

The Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD), has sent an official request to the committee’s Chairman, Trey Gowdy (R-SC), for a subpoena to be issued to depose Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Jeff Pon regarding OPM’s actions, and guidance to agencies, following a judge’s ruling against substantial portions of the administration’s May 25, 2018 Executive Orders (EOs) to restrict the rights of federal employees and labor organizations. Continue reading “Request from Congress to Subpoena OPM Director Jeff Pon Regarding Agencies’ Adherence to Labor Relations Laws”