Update-Your-Contact-Information Campaign

Update your contact information anytime in June and you’ll automatically be entered into a drawing to win an Apple iPad (32gb, Wi-Fi) tablet or one of 20 NTEU Power Packs.Beginning in June, NTEU is launching a campaign urging members to update their contact information to ensure they get news and alerts about key workplace issues. Members who take a moment to update their contact information any time during June will automatically be entered into a drawing to win an iPad or one of 20 NTEU Power Packs (USB drive and external battery for cell phones). Continue reading “Update-Your-Contact-Information Campaign”

Lunch and Learn on the NTEU-FDA Agreement on ORA Program Alignment

ORA bargaining unit employees (BUEs) stationed in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah, please join us via WebEx and teleconference to learn more about the FDA-NTEU Agreement on ORA Program Alignment and what it means to you. This webcast will be on Friday, June 9, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. Central (11:00 a.m. Mountain). Continue reading “Lunch and Learn on the NTEU-FDA Agreement on ORA Program Alignment”

FDA Chief Proposes Rules Changes to Fight High Drug Prices

Gottlieb urges new regulations to ease generic drug entry to U.S. market

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb
FDA Commissioner Gottlieb
While this is good news, I find it hard to reconcile with the President’s budget proposal for FDA, which includes a reduction of appropriated funds by doubling user fees. We all know that medical products firms will increase costs to consumers to cover the increased user fees. In the end, the American consumer will pay for this.