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11/07/2022
NPS Celebrations in November

Native American Heritage Month The history and heritage of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Island communities are part of all national parks. Throughout the year, and especially during November’s celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the National Park Service and its partners celebrate together the rich traditions, languages, ...

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11/01/2022
Fight Continues to Stop Schedule F

An October 2020 executive order from then-President Trump threatened the nonpartisan professional workforce by potentially moving thousands of jobs into a newly created Schedule F, eliminating their due process protections and allowing them to be fired at will, with little recourse. President Biden rescinded the Trump order within hours of his ...

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10/31/2022
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10/28/2022
Federal Salaries Fall Further Behind Private Sector, New Report Shows

Washington D.C. – Federal employee salaries in 2022 have fallen further behind the private sector, according to new data released Friday by the Federal Salary Council.  Federal employees on average earned 24.09 percent less this year than their counterparts in the private sector. In 2021, the gap was 22.47 percent.  “As any federal employee can tell you, it’s ...

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10/28/2022
And the Category is… Your Contract

She began planning her own chapter quiz and gathering questions on different issues and articles. Every Friday, Bennett emails a question about the contract to members, who then have a week to send back an answer—including the article, section and page number. Each member who answers correctly is entered into a monthly prize drawing. Prizes include desk fans, ...

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10/27/2022
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10/26/2022
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10/24/2022
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10/24/2022
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10/21/2022
NTEU Defends IRS Employees in National Media

Fed up with countless campaign commercials that flat out lie about the work that IRS employees do, Reardon called on political candidates to stop peddling fear to win votes.  “In today’s epidemic of political violence, I’m concerned about the safety of the employees we represent,” NTEU National President Tony Reardon said.  Importantly, The Post column ...

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10/21/2022
FLRA Upholds Union Win

Washington D.C. – The Federal Labor Relations Authority has unanimously upheld an arbitrator’s 2019 ruling in favor of the National Treasury Employees Union, which should be the final word in what was a contentious and protracted labor-management battle at the Department of Health and Human Services during the previous administration.  “We always believed the ...

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10/19/2022
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10/17/2022
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10/14/2022
Reardon: Political Ads that Lie About IRS Employees Should be Taken Down

Washington D.C. – Political ads that deliberately lie about the IRS and its employees are a shameful new ploy that is misleading voters about their own government and endangering hard-working civil servants, said Tony Reardon, national president of the National Treasury Employees Union.   “House and Senate candidates across the country are using deceit and ...

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10/11/2022
Consider an FSA this Benefits Open Season

Fewer than 20 percent of employees across agencies utilize the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS), according to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). This program allows federal employees to set aside an annual pre-tax amount they anticipate spending for out-of-pocket health, dental and vision expenses, and dependent care. Open Season is ...

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10/07/2022
DOL Highlights Benefits of a Union Presence

'The Union Advantage', as DOL dubs it, shows union members have more job safety protections and better paid leave than non-union workers and are more secure exercising their rights in the workplace. When it comes to pay, unions help reduce the wage gaps for women and people of color. Retirement security, scheduling fairness, and financial security are other ...