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11/01/2023
Congress Slowly Moving Appropriations Bills

Currently, the Senate is considering a minibus appropriations package with funding levels consistent with those in the debt limit deal passed earlier this year. The funding package passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee on a strong bipartisan basis. The House passed four of the 12 appropriations, but with significant funding cuts beyond those in ...

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10/31/2023
Advocacy

Every year, Congress make decisions about your work life: whether there will be a pay raise or a pay freeze; whether an agency sees budget cuts or increases; whether the federal health care program remains intact; whether federal work is done by federal employees or sent to a private contractor.  Our work on Capitol Hill pays off in big ways: ...

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10/31/2023
NTEU 101

Why a union? When you think of union members, you might not think of federal employees. But our members are lawyers, CPAs, IT experts, scientists, law enforcement officers and clerks in our federal government. Our union is a progressive organization that believes in good government and fights for the rights of every federal employee. We are part of the ...

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10/30/2023
CBP Canine Officer and Chapter 116 Member Wins ASPCA Award

The duo was honored for their work preventing fentanyl, a synthetic opioid up to 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine, from entering the country. "The canine section of CBP has some of the most dedicated and hard-working officers in our agency,” said Officer Aquino, a member of Chapter 116 (CBP Arizona), who works with Mann to ...

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10/30/2023
News Release
10/26/2023
NTEU Backs White House Proposal for More CBP Staffing at the Ports

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection would be better equipped to stop illegal shipments of fentanyl with the border security resources contained in the $106 billion supplemental funding package that President Biden has sent to Congress.  The proposal, as outlined by the White House, would add 1,000 Customs and Border Protection Officers to the ...

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10/26/2023
Greenwald Talks IRS Funding and NTEU’s Future in New Interview

Greenwald’s interview with The Federal Drive with Tom Temin was broadcast on a Washington D.C. radio station during the morning and evening rush hour on Tuesday, and a transcript is now posted at Federal News Network.  “We have a very strong union and 35 federal agencies. We have a new generation coming on board in the federal government. And I want people ...

Congressional Testimony
10/23/2023
Exploitation and Enforcement: Evaluating the Department of Homeland Security’s Efforts to Counter Uyghur Forced Labor

Chairman Green, Ranking Member Thompson, distinguished members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to provide this testimony. As President of the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), I have the honor of leading a union that represents 29,000 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers, Agriculture Specialists and trade enforcement and ...

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10/18/2023
FEEA’s Free Online Tutoring Program Now Available

In a partnership with Tutor.com, children of federal employees can get help in K-12 subjects, test preparation, AP courses and more.  To be eligible, your salary must be less than $85,000 per year. Families will be limited to 1,000 minutes of tutoring (around 116 hours) for the school year. Visit FEEA.org/Tutoring to apply.

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10/10/2023
CBP Officers Help Return Stolen Historical Artifacts to Ukraine

The artifacts were seized last month by members of CBP’s Trade Intelligence Enforcement Response (TIER) team and returned to President Zelenskyy during a repatriation ceremony. The centuries-old artifacts included iron axes, pickaxes, swords and spearheads. "I am immensely proud of the dedication and expertise displayed by our TIER team,” said Chapter 153 ...

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10/10/2023
Chapter Leaders in the Media Help Prevent Shutdown

NTEU commends those chapter leaders who bravely shared their stories with their local media, making sure that voices of frontline federal employees were heard. Through your interviews, the nation was reminded that a government shutdown impacts every city and state in the country.  Here are links to just some of the local stories that included comments from ...

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10/06/2023
Solidarity with Kaiser Permanente Workers

NTEU Members: Yesterday, members of the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions went on strike for increased staffing and better wages. More than 75,000 workers in five states and the District of Columbia are conducting a three-day strike to send a clear message that they will not stand for unfair labor practices, a staffing crisis that harms patient care and ...

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10/03/2023
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10/03/2023
Supreme Court Hears Case on CFPB Funding

The case, CFPB v. Community Financial Services Association of America, involves whether the bureau's funding outside the congressional appropriations process is constitutional. In May, NTEU filed a brief at the Supreme Court arguing that a lower court wrongly decided that the CFPB’s funding structure is unconstitutional. The CFPB’s funding is fully ...

News Release
09/27/2023
Shutdown Impacts Federal Employees in Every Congressional District

WASHINGTON – Every single member of Congress has thousands of constituents whose paychecks would stop during a government shutdown, impacting federal employee families and local economies across the country.   “A government shutdown is not a harmless, DC drama,” said NTEU National President Doreen Greenwald. “Federal employees in every American community will ...

News Release
09/27/2023
Health Insurance Costs Increasing Next Year for Federal Workforce

WASHINGTON – Federal employees and retirees on average will pay 7.7 percent more for health insurance next year under new premium information announced today by the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.    “Federal employees, like all Americans, are constantly bombarded by the rising cost of health insurance, but today’s announcement is especially ...

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09/27/2023
Member Benefits

Discover the array of money-saving benefits exclusively for NTEU members. Insurance―Life happens. NTEU members can choose from a variety of insurance products including life, accident, disability, cancer and critical illness. There are also group discounts on auto, homeowners’ and renters’ policies. Travel/Car―Save money on hotel stays ...

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09/25/2023