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* Please contact NTEU Chapter 67 at 801-620-6511 with any questions you may have.

Wednesday
Nov252015

Happy Thanksgiving from President Tony Reardon

This Thanksgiving, and every day of the year, I am deeply thankful for NTEU members and for all that you do for our country.[Tony Reardon]

Federal employees deserve the nation’s gratitude for your invaluable service and unyielding dedication. You touch the lives of Americans in countless ways and NTEU is proud to tell the public about the vital work you do and the valuable services you provide. Too often, your important work and the critical role you play are taken for granted, but your dedication is undeniable. NTEU is ever grateful for your unwavering commitment.

NTEU extends special thanks to the federal workers who are on the job during the holidays. You contribute to the strength, security and safety of our nation every day, 365 days a year.

I extend my warmest wishes to you and your family for a safe, healthy, and happy Thanksgiving.

 

Friday
Nov062015

FACTS AND HISTORY ABOUT NTEU

[NTEU Fact Sheet]Knowledge is power, and our NTEU brochure will prepare you with a range of useful information. Want to know what NTEU has done for federal employees in the workplace? Need contact information? Interested in history and would like to learn more about the largest federal union in America?

Tuesday
Oct062015

OPM Begins Notifying Victims of Background Investigations Breach

NTEU was briefed by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Acting Director Beth Cobert and was informed that notifications have begun for the approximately 21.5 million individuals affected by the background investigations breach announced in early June. Out of the 21.5 million individuals, 19.7 million are individuals that applied for a background investigation, and 1.8 million are primarily spouses or cohabitants of the applicants.

The union believes that it took far too long for the notifications to begin. For months, federal employees and their families endured a rollercoaster period of anxiety and vulnerability.

[www.NTEU.org]

Monday
Sep282015

SAY 'NO' TO ANOTHER GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Americans depend on federal workers, say no to a government shutdown!  #‎NoShutdown‬

Please share this video (closed captioned).

Monday
Sep282015

No Funding in Place; NTEU Launches Social Media Campaign

As the weekend approaches, there are just six days remaining for Congress to take action to fund the federal government by Sept. 30 to avoid a government shutdown.

This afternoon, NTEU was briefed by top officials at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regarding ongoing administration planning in the event of a funding lapse.

OMB said that federal agencies have been instructed to post shutdown plans on agency web sites by 2 p.m. today. OMB has given agencies the green light to begin unofficial notifications to individual employees today about their status as ‘excepted’ or ‘non-excepted’ employees in the case of a government shutdown next week. Formal furlough notices will not be issued until Oct 1. 

A clean continuing resolution (CR) was introduced in the Senate yesterday that would generally fund agencies at fiscal year 2015 levels, although agency discretionary funds would be cut by 0.21 percent. Funding under this CR would last until Dec. 11.

Congressional actions to avert a shutdown will likely not occur until next week. As of today, the Senate plans to begin holding votes on this new CR late Monday afternoon. With the resignation of House Speaker John Boehner, NTEU is urging Congress to stay focused on averting a shutdown.

Stay on top of all the news and information related to agency funding, including congressional activity and OMB preparations, at NTEU’s Government Shutdown web page.

Tuesday
Sep152015

Recognizing the achievements of the past and reminding us of the work still left undone.

Monday
Sep142015

Celebrate Labor Recognition Week with NTEU!

Wednesday
Sep092015

FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL LEAVE

NTEU is fighting for federal employees each and every day. Here is one of our latests successes on behalf of employees.

Friday
Sep042015

CELEBRATE LABOR RECOGNITION WITH US!

NTEU recognizes the hard work of federal employees and the contributions you have made to this country. Thank you!

Tuesday
Aug252015

Contact congress and let your voice be heard!


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Summertime has not meant a slow down for NTEU.

As August draws to a close and Congress prepares for a busy fall, NTEU is urging our members to contact their representatives on such urgent issues as the 2016 federal pay raise, attacks on retirement benefits and adequate protections following the OPM data breaches.

There are two ways to make your voice heard:

1. Call or visit your members of Congress in their home offices before the summer recess ends on Friday, Sept. 4. Visit our congressional directory for contact information.

2. Take a few moments to email your representatives. The more members speak out on an issue, the greater our chance to make a difference.

                                                                                                      [Source: www.NTEU.org]

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