The NFFE 1998 Annual Survey is now available. Please copy and paste the link below to a Google Form to fill it out. Your feedback is crucial to creating our 2021 priorities and focus areas. https://forms.gle/ANZYrRcywv6vNpyV9
As the end of the year quickly approaches, there has been no progress on the question of measurability. Despite multiple requests for information, Management has not been able to reach a decision on how employees should be rated for the current year. The Union has proposed that employees be given the ability to opt in […]
We have been hearing reports from the field that many of you on WSL have received the survey requesting that you Self-Certify as high-risk for COVID-19. Many have already responded. We were just informed that this is being sent through Google Docs. This concerns us even more than before. The Union is pursuing formal redress […]
Good afternoon, We have been notified by Headquarters that a change to the Weather and Safety Leave Policy is being enacted beginning this week. If you are currently on Weather and Safety Leave, Headquarters intends to send you a survey to “self-certify” your status. This survey includes a disclaimer that a response is voluntary. There […]
New approaches are often required for difficult situations. The challenges presented by COVID have brought a variety of new technologies and procedures in the passport process. The Union feels that employees need the proper training to fully understand and utilize these changes. Click here for the attached memo.
The current COVID situation has highlighted many concerns and deficiencies in the passport system. These issues have been made worse by the numerous delays that have hindered the modernization of these core systems. The Union supports the development and implementation of these advancements and encourages Consular Affairs to makes these efforts a top priority. Click […]
Due to the unforeseen nature of the current COVID situation, many BUE have found themselves in a position where they are unable to use the leave that they have earned. For many, this leave may be taken away if it is not used by the end of the calendar year. The Union has requested that […]