CDER Proposes Full-Time Reporting System

FDA has provided notice to NTEU of CDER’s plan to implement a full-time reporting system instead of the current quarterly system.

KeyboardThe Food and Drug Administration provided NTEU with a notice of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research’s (“CDER”) plan to implement a full-time reporting system that covers impacted bargaining unit employees at Headquarters in Maryland (Chapter 282) and the St. Louis labs (Chapter 254). CDER states that it is proposing to implement this new modernized system to improve its financial and workload management, and to provide more complete data to stakeholders relative to CDER’s work. Continue reading “CDER Proposes Full-Time Reporting System”

Update on Government Funding for FY19

Government funding for Fiscal Year 2019 remains in flux for several agencies, the resolution of which may hinge on the midterm elections.

The CapitolLast month, the President signed H.R. 6157, a bill providing Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funding for several agencies covered by the Department of Defense and Labor-Health and Human Services appropriations bills as well as a Continuing Resolution (CR) for other agencies that have otherwise not received FY19 appropriations, thereby preventing a partial government shutdown until December 7, 2018. Agencies funded by the Military Construction-Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water appropriations bill received their full-year funding under previously enacted legislation. Continue reading “Update on Government Funding for FY19”

Halloween Flier

Here is a Halloween-themed flier celebrating the power of NTEU members to speak up and make their voices heard.

NTEU superhero (flier)

With Halloween approaching, NTEU created a festive flier celebrating the “superhero” powers of our members who stand up for their rights and make their voices heard as part of our union. Please use this flier in the workplace as appropriate.