Flier on President Trump’s Executive Orders

NTEU has produced a one-page summary of the EOs, what they mean to employees and what employees need to do.

man wearing suit jacket sitting on chair in front of woman wearing eyeglassesIn an earlier post, I provided an analysis to assist you with discussing President Trump’s executive orders with colleagues who need to know what’s at stake for them.

NTEU has now distilled the summaries of each Executive Order (EO), what they mean for employees, what NTEU is doing, and what we need employees to do in response into one page. You may wish to hand this out to colleagues at lunch breaks, post in bulletin boards and your workspace, and/or distribute in some other fashion.

As a reminder, information on the lawsuit, detailed analyses of the EOs, and additional material are available in this website and upon request.

NTEU will provide other materials for use in the workplace in the near future.

Women hold about two-thirds of all U.S. student debt

Excerpted from LinkedIn Daily Rundown published on June 6, 2018

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)Women hold about two-thirds of all U.S. student debt, which reached around $1.5 trillion in the early months of 2018, according to a report from the American Association of University Women. The average graduate now owes around $28,400, with women owing $2,740 more than their male counterparts upon completing a degree. Women are also repaying their debt more slowly, meaning they’re accruing more interest over time. • Here’s what people are saying.

Member Contact Information Campaign

NTEU is launching a month-long campaign encouraging members to update their contact information. Members who update their contact information during June will be entered into a drawing to win NTEU 80th anniversary prizes.

Any member can always update contact information through the NTEU site. Simply log in by clicking on the yellow box on the top right corner of the page. Once logged in, click on the yellow box again and then “Manage my Account.”Building on the success of last year’s effort, NTEU is once again launching a campaign in June encouraging members to update their contact information. This year’s campaign will focus on the need to provide NTEU with a personal e-mail and cell phone number. It is important that NTEU is able to communicate with members outside of government systems. Continue reading “Member Contact Information Campaign”