NTEU in the News: IRS, Government Funding and More

With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, pending government funding and an end to screening testing – media outlets are coming to NTEU for insight. 

NTEU has been busy pushing back against the false narratives surrounding the 10-year, $80 billion investment into the Internal Revenue Service. Read statements from National President Tony Reardon in PolitiFact and the Grid setting the record straight.

Below is a round-up of other recent media stories featuring your union:

Task force eases COVID-19 screening guidance at federal facilities Agencies have a new deadline to ease some of their screening testing restrictions and COVID-19 protocols….Tony Reardon, national president of the National Treasury Employees Union, said the new guidance from the task force is a welcome change, particularly the update easing the screening testing programs.

Union vows to seek arbitration after Treasury stops remote work pilot The National Treasury Employees Union said it plans to take another step toward advocating for remote work.

IRS hits $80 billion jackpot, now embarks on hiring surge to rebuild workforce The IRS is getting its shot to rebuild its workforce and bring its IT into the 21st century, after more than a decade of belt-tightening... National Treasury Employees Union President Tony Reardon said the IRS’ current challenge in hiring 10,000 additional employees by the end of next year demonstrates that bringing a new generation of IRS employees onboard won’t be easy.

Five federal workforce items on Congress’ to-do list With the end of fiscal year 2022 approaching and a Sept. 30 deadline, Congress still has a lot on its plate to avoid a continuing resolution (CR), or potentially a government shutdown… Federal unions, like the National Treasury Employees Union, said CRs have severe impacts on agencies’ functions.

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