Your NFFE 1998 Election Candidates List is Posted

The candidates for the 2019 NFFE 1998 Election are now available on this website for view by all registered NFFE 1998 website users.  How do you become a NFFE 1998 Website registered user?  If you are already a dues paying member, just click here and register for the website. *Or become a dues paying member by completing the SF-1187 […]

NFFE 1998 Elections Update

Good Afternoon from the Election Committee, In preparation for the upcoming union election, some nominators received notices regarding a deadline of October 18, 2019 for nominees to respond to their nomination.  As with any large undertaking the Election Committee has fallen slightly behind, and as a result we are pushing back the deadline for nominees […]

Passport Workers Warn Agency is ‘Woefully Understaffed’ – ‘Pain Ahead’ for U.S. Travelers

Washington, D.C. – In recent years, the Bureau of Consular Affairs—the agency within the State Department that is responsible for issuing U.S. passports—has become significantly understaffed. Consequently, the amount of time needed to obtain a passport has increased dramatically for the millions of people requesting passports each year. Internal documents at the Department of State reflect […]

Grievance Filed for FLSA Violation

Earlier this month of March, 2019, a grievance was filed at the Dallas Passport Center on behalf of union steward Antonio Crestotholos. While on his break and on his own personal time, Mr. Crestotholos engaged a colleague in conversation. Management, making the assumption Mr. Crestotholos was conducting official Union business, proceeded to use the opportunity […]

NFFE Litigation Round-Up

NFFE-IAM is leading the fight for federal workers in three, distinct lawsuits. Read on to learn the latest on each lawsuit, and how NFFE-IAM members can participate. Illegal Executive Order Appeal As you may recall, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued guidance requiring agencies to rescind any implementation of three anti-employee executive orders (EO) […]

Gutting of Federal Workers’ Pay and Retirement in Trump Budget a ‘Race to the Bottom’ for All Americans

Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) strongly condemns the fiscal year 2020 budget proposal from President Trump that decimates pay and retirement security for 2.1 million federal workers in a misguided attempt to lower the federal deficit on the backs of working people after passing deficit-exploding tax cuts for millionaires and […]

Scholarship Opportunity for NFFE-IAM Members

The Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (FEEA) is currently offering two scholarship opportunities for NFFE-IAM members and their families. Ranging from $1000-$5000, the competition is accepting applications for eligible individuals attending or planning to attend an institution for higher learning. Although the majority of scholarships are awarded for undergraduate students, awards are also granted […]