You don’t have to be in Washington to make your voice heard in the halls of Congress. Get NTEU’s 2017 Legislative Guide in the new issue of the Bulletin. Read it now
National President Tony Reardon joined lawmakers, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) during the announcement of legislation providing new parents with six weeks of paid leave. Read NTEU’s letter supporting the bill
The 115th Congress is a little over a month old, but there is already legislation both beneficial and harmful to federal employees. Read more.
Federal employees would receive six weeks of paid leave to welcome a new child into their families under NTEU-supported bipartisan legislation. Current law allows all employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to care for a family member.
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An inventor, physician and educator, Patricia Bath is the first African American to complete a residency in ophthalmology. She invented the Laserphaco Probe for cataract treatment in 1986, and two years later became the first African-American woman to receive a medical patent for the device.
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Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr., beat the odds. In 1979, Bluford was chosen from 10,000 applicants to become a NASA astronaut. Five years later, Bluford flew aboard the Challenger and assisted with the deployment of an Indian communications satellite and the first night launch and landing of a space shuttle.
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