NTEU Letter to Congress on Federal Employee Pay

NTEU urges members of Congress to provide a pay increase for federal workers for 2019.

U.S. CapitolToday, NTEU sent the letters to members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate urging them to provide a pay increase for federal workers in January 2019 in light of President Trump’s proposal to freeze pay. Without congressional action, a pay freeze would take effect, meaning there would be no pay raise for 2019. Continue reading “NTEU Letter to Congress on Federal Employee Pay”

New Agency Customer Service Standards Legislation Introduced

Federal employee assisting customer during exhibit.
Federal employee assisting customer during exhibit.

Representatives Loudermilk (R-GA) and Connolly (D-VA) recently introduced the Government Customer Service Accountability and Improvement Act of 2018, H.R. 5402, which would require the establishment of customer service standards at federal agencies and encourage agencies to measure the public’s experience and interaction with agencies. Continue reading “New Agency Customer Service Standards Legislation Introduced”

Legislation Introduced to Provide Pension Rights for Former Temporary or Intermittent Employees

The Federal Retirement Fairness Act would allow certain federal employees to pay into the retirement fund for the years these individuals worked under temporary status.

RetirementH.R. 5389, the Federal Retirement Fairness Act, has been introduced by Representatives Walter Jones (R-NC) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA). The bill would allow federal employees to pay into the retirement fund for the years these individuals worked under temporary status. This bipartisan bill solves an issue that NTEU has supported seeing addressed for years. Continue reading “Legislation Introduced to Provide Pension Rights for Former Temporary or Intermittent Employees”