May 8, 2017
NFFE Weekly Roundup

May 5, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, NFFE National President Randy Erwin condemned President Trump for calling for a government shutdown on Tuesday, when Trump tweeted “our country needs a good shutdown in September.”

Erwin said in response:  “There is no such thing as a good shutdown."

May 3, 2017

The National Federation of Federal Employees is pleased to send you the position papers for the 2017 Legislative Week in Washington D.C., from May 8 to May 11.  Any updates to these position papers will be available on the NFFE website.  These position papers do not represent all issues important to NFFE members, and you may have your own issues to add to this list when speaking to your elected officials. 

We look forward to seeing everyone next week.  Safe travels!

Download the Position Papers Here

May 5, 2017

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report on the pay gap between federal employees and private sector workers. The CBO reports that federal employees with a professional or doctorate degree received fewer benefits and earned 24% less wages on average than private sector workers with similar levels of education.

May 8, 2017

Congress passed a short-term spending measure, or Continuing Resolution, to keep the government running through the rest of the fiscal year. See our Press Release from May 1st below.

NFFE Press Release on Averted Shutdown

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