Tony’s Dallas Visit

Written by NTEU Assistant Counsel and National Field Representative Doug Sanders

Assistant Counsel and National Field Representative Doug Sanders
Assistant Counsel and National Field Representative Doug Sanders

As the National Field Representative for NTEU Chapter 254, I am fortunate to enjoy so many aspects of my job –assisting employees to better their working conditions, working with all of you to come up with forward-thinking ideas to advance the FDA’s mission, negotiating better arrangements both locally and nationally so that you receive the professional treatment you deserve, just to name some. One distinct pleasure was to see NTEU National President Tony Reardon in action with our employees in Dallas, and to hear so many of you voice to him your ideas, concerns, frustrations, and dedication to your federal service. Continue reading “Tony’s Dallas Visit”

Top 10 NTEU Accomplishments Flier

As we prepare to wrap up this year’s celebration of NTEU’s 80th anniversary, a new flier looks at some of the significant accomplishments NTEU has secured on behalf of federal employees.

NTEU's Top Ten @ 80: Your workplace would be very different without NTEU. Here are just some of the ways we’ve improved your working life: WON SIGNIFICANT REFORMS TO THE HATCH ACT, OPENING THE POLITICAL PROCESS TO FEDERAL EMPLOYEES | Led the fight for benefits like telework, alternative work schedules, and overall leave programs at the bargaining table and on Capitol Hill | Successfully worked to secure RETROACTIVE PAY for federal employees after a 16-day government shutdown | Obtained core employee benefit programs including pensions and health insurance that guarantee overall income security for employee and retirees | SUPPORTED PASSAGE OF THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT | Won hundreds of millions of dollars in back pay for federal employees denied their rightful compensation | Protected federal employees’ free speech rights in several court cases—including a win at the Supreme Court | SECURED PHASED-IN CREDIT FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE for workers covered under the Federal Employees Retirement System | Won a historic legal victory striking down key provisions of the president’s executive orders stripping critical workplace rights and protections | Won flexible spending accounts, saving you money on health insurance premiums and medical bills with pre-tax dollars | We’re ready for another 80 years of fighting for you. Join us.
NTEU’s Top Ten Flier

As we near the end of the year and NTEU’s celebration of our 80th anniversary, a new flier lists some of our most important achievements for federal employees. Please distribute and post this flier in your workplace.

Our Values

As our 80th anniversary year winds down, NTEU released a new video titled NTEU: Our Values, which summarizes the principles that guide our union now and into the future.

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