FDA to Implement Revised Foreign Food Inspection Planning SOP

FDA has provided Article 3 notice to NTEU that it will implement a revised SOP for Foreign Food Inspection Planning in OHAFO.

Official travelFDA has provided Article 3 notice to NTEU that the Office of Human and Animal Food Operations (OHAFO) plans to implement a revised Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) regarding Foreign Food Inspection Planning. According to the notice, the agency proposes to revise the current SOP because some of the work functions are no longer valid due to Program Alignment. The Agency claims that the revisions will clarify the information listed in the current version of the SOP so that staff have a better understanding of the requirements for a successfully planned foreign trip. The agency believes that the SOP will also promote greater consistency among teams and improve the quality of work produced for foreign trips. Per the notice, bargaining unit employees in the following divisions will be impacted: Continue reading “FDA to Implement Revised Foreign Food Inspection Planning SOP”

Travel Voucher Reimbursement Issues Resulting from Changed Bank Information

If your bank information changes, you must contact your FATA immediately.

Official travelA member recently informed me of an issue with direct deposit reimbursement of expenses not charged to the government travel charge card. If you change your bank information (routing number and/or account number), you must notify your Federal Agency Travel Administrator (FATA) and complete a Supplier and Site Maintenance Request Document. Continue reading “Travel Voucher Reimbursement Issues Resulting from Changed Bank Information”

NTEU Fights for FDA Employees on Multiple Fronts

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) logoNTEU has been working on several fronts to enforce your rights and ensure all FDA employees are treated fairly. Here are updates on some of our latest efforts to improve your workplace: Continue reading “NTEU Fights for FDA Employees on Multiple Fronts”