January 17, 2019
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NFFE Announces Resources for Federal Workers Affected by Shutdown
January 16, 2019

No shutdown or furlough is ever good but the timing on this one is particularly cruel. From holiday bills to year-end taxes to cold weather, this shutdown puts over a million working families in a very tough situation. If you are looking for resources for help—or if you know someone who is—please download the NFFE Member Shutdown Resource Guide for assistance in your area.      

Click here for a link to Shutdown resources
NFFE Urges Congress to Protect Federal Workers; Gets Back Pay Approved
January 14, 2019

With the sorry state of affairs in Washington, D.C. showing no end in sight, NFFE continues to push for an end to the shutdown while urging congress to protect federal workers who are suffering through no fault of their own. NFFE successfully lobbied the House and Senate for a bill to provide backpay for all federal workers, working or not. The bill was passed and now sits on the president’s desk. 

NFFE is also working for additional bills that benefit federal workers including penalty-free withdrawals from TSP and IRA accounts, a 1.9% pay increase in multiple House spending bills, a resolution (which passed) to end the Holman Rule that can target the salaries of individual workers, and protection from creditors and loan providers to offer relief to protect the credit ratings of workers in non-pay status.   
NFFE Leads the Fight for Feds at Rallies, on Capitol Hill, and in Media Across the World
January 14, 2019

NFFE co-chaired and organized the largest rally of federal workers ever to appear at AFL-CIO headquarters and then led a march to the White House on Thursday, January 10, 2019. 

Over 30 unions, several non-labor organizations and supporters from the business community gathered to protest the shutdown set against a backdrop of furloughed workers telling their stories. More than 20 members of the U.S. House and Senate attended to speak and march alongside workers to the White House. 

The event was a huge success with a massive media presence, and it helped to carry our message to the world with stories appearing as far away as the U.K., Sweden, Japan, and France.    
Get Involved! Things you can do today!
January 16, 2019

We are not stopping until the shutdown is over. Even if you’re not furloughed or directly affected by the shutdown, get involved and stand up for your fellow NFFE members!

Click here to learn how you can help


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