HHS Settlement and Claims Process for Payment of 2015 Retroactive Transportation Subsidy Increases

Gavel on a stack of moneyI am very pleased to report that NTEU has reached an agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to settle a national grievance that was filed after HHS refused to pay retroactive transit subsidies to bargaining unit employees. Pursuant to the settlement, retroactive transit subsidies will be paid to eligible HHS employees for the period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. The settlement covers current, former, and retired employees who participated in the HHS Transshare Program at any time during the above-referenced time period. Continue reading “HHS Settlement and Claims Process for Payment of 2015 Retroactive Transportation Subsidy Increases”

June is PTSD Awareness Month

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If you or someone you know has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and is in a crisis, call these hotlines for help.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Hearing on Agency Reorganization Plans

img_7869Today, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management held a hearing entitled, “Agency Approaches to Reorganization: Examining OMB’s Memorandum on the Federal Workforce,” to examine the Administration’s plans to reorganize the federal government. Continue reading “Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Hearing on Agency Reorganization Plans”