Update on FMCS-Mediated Term Bargaining Under FSIP Jurisdiction

Chapter President David Arvelo at FMCS-mediated term bargaining last week
Chapter President David Arvelo at FMCS-mediated term bargaining last week

NTEU and HHS wrapped up the first of a two-week bargaining schedule with a mediator on Friday. Over the course of bargaining, HHS refused to sit across the table from NTEU, despite NTEU’s repeated requests to meet face-to-face to discuss proposals and answer NTEU’s questions about their specific proposals. In what HHS referred to as “shuttle diplomacy,” the mediator went back and forth from the two rooms and all bargaining was done in writing. Continue reading “Update on FMCS-Mediated Term Bargaining Under FSIP Jurisdiction”

Our 2018 Membership Campaign Has Begun

Our membership campaign runs from April 1 through September 29, 2018.

People overlapping hands to show unityEveryone needs a powerful ally and for federal employees here at FDA, that ally is the National Treasury Employees Union.

We have 80 years of advocacy under our belt, and every day we put that experience to work on your behalf.

I am writing today to ask you to join us as we embark on our 81st year of ensuring the nation’s civil servants are treated with dignity and respect. That’s a broad term, so let me lay out some of the specifics. Continue reading “Our 2018 Membership Campaign Has Begun”

Appointments for 2017 FDA PMAP Awards Committee

Clock on a pile of moneyNTEU has made appointments for FDA’s 2017 PMAP awards pool and committee. These names will be provided to the agency immediately to coordinate the Awards Committee meeting. Continue reading “Appointments for 2017 FDA PMAP Awards Committee”