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Get $50 When You Join NTEU

Get $50 just for joining NTEU

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”

HHS Establishment of an Emergency Leave Transfer Program for Hurricane Irma

HHS established an ELTP for employees impacted by Hurricane Irma

Department of Health and Human Services (logo)On September 20, 2017, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) authorized agencies to establish an Emergency Leave Transfer Program (ELTP) for federal employees adversely affected by Hurricane Irma. Under this program, a covered employee may donate annual leave that will be transferred to the same or other agencies. Continue reading “HHS Establishment of an Emergency Leave Transfer Program for Hurricane Irma”

Lunch-and-Learn Webcast With NTEU National President Tony Reardon

NTEU National President Tony Reardon
NTEU National President Tony Reardon

FDA bargaining unit employees stationed in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah, please join us this Wednesday. September 27, at 12:00 p.m. Central (11:00 a.m. Mountain), via WebEx to hear from NTEU National President Tony Reardon on recent Union’s efforts to ensure that every federal employee is treated with dignity and respect. Continue reading “Lunch-and-Learn Webcast With NTEU National President Tony Reardon”

Informational Notice of Mandatory Cyber Security Training

Department of Health and Human Services (logo)On September 22, 2017, HHS provided an informational notice to NTEU that employees would be required to complete a mandatory cyber security training by the end of the workday. According to the agency, the training mandate was issued by the White House in order to “continue to protect government information and prevent cyber breaches.” The agency indicated that it would afford employees approximately one hour to complete the training video, and there would be no test or other method of verification to ensure that employees actually watched the video. Employees would simply need to complete the training on their own, following the honor system. Continue reading “Informational Notice of Mandatory Cyber Security Training”