Nebraska Association of Public Employees/AFSCME Local 61
NAPE Recommits to Members Statewide
The Board of Directors recently passed a budget and strategic organizing plan for Fiscal Year 2019. NAPE is committed to providing the best representation and services to members all across Nebraska. Staff and leadership will be visiting worksites from Falls City to Chadron, and everywhere in between, in order to strengthen our union. We look forward to meeting you soon!
Your Rights at Work

Our contract administrators have noticed an uptick in incidents at work where HR administrators and other management staff are inappropriately questioning employees. Remember, you have strong rights but they must be asserted. Click below to read a reminder of your rights should you be approached by a manager at work.

Salary & Working Conditions Meetings
Contract negotiations are underway. Members of the bargaining team are conducting informational meetings across the state in order to answer questions and provide feedback. If you are interested in learning more about the progress of negotiations and how it affects your salary and working conditions, please plan to attend a meeting near you:

Fremont - November 29
Beatrice - December 4
Norfolk - December 6
Lincoln - December 13
Scottsbluff - December 17
North Platte - December 18

Meetings will begin at 6pm. An e-mail will be sent next week with the locations and details. If you have a colleague that wants to receive our e-mails: click here .
November Steward Spotlight

Meet Diane Laffin, NAPE steward at the Nebraska State Historical Society.

Architectural Historian - Lincoln
Years in state service: 5
Years as a steward: 2

Favorite part of working for the NSHS: Discovering unique artifacts and preserving history for all Nebraskans.

Reason for becoming a steward: Diane comes from a strong union family. Her father was recording secretary for the United Paper and Pulp Mill Workers. Being involved in her union is in her blood.

Would you like to become a steward? Our next training will take place from 5:30-8pm on Wednesday, December 5 at the NAPE office in Lincoln. If you would like to attend the training, please e-mail Justin by clicking here .
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Want to get involved in your union? Join us at an upcoming event or meeting.

Next district meetings (Click below for details):

Greater Lincoln - November 13
Greater Omaha - November 15
South Central (Kearney) - November 27


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