NEWS UPDATES

January 17, 2020

An Important Message from the NTEU Chapter 137 Election Committee:

NTEU Chapter 137 elections voting period has opened. From Monday, January 13, 2020, through Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 5:00 PM, you can go online or phone in your votes. 

If by Monday, January 20,...

January 17, 2020

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, which was signed on December 20, 2019, includes the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act (FEPLA), which provides 12 administrative workweeks for paid parental leave for the birth of a child of an employee or the p...

December 20, 2019

NTEU Chapter 137 elections are under way and a nomination letter that you can find here was sent via US Mail last week. Nominations are open and being accepted via email to NTEU137.Elections.2019@gmail.com. Members in good standing can request the nomination form forma...

December 20, 2019

CBP has agreed to NTEU’s request that the parties convene a union-management workgroup to discuss and begin to address the impact and implementation issues related to the recently announced Global Trade Specialist (GTS) career model.  NTEU has been forwarding to CBP th...

December 20, 2019

The Executive Order declaring Tuesday, Christmas Eve, a federal holiday is welcome news for many federal employees but it does raise some questions regarding pay and leave. Today, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued guidance and information. Here are some o...

December 20, 2019

Today the Senate passed the funding agreement passed by the House on Tuesday, sending the measures to the President, who is expected to sign it before the current Continuing Resolution expires tomorrow.  By a vote of 81 to 11, the Senate passed H.R. 1158, which contain...

December 20, 2019

The Insurance Exchange offers insurance to help members protect themselves while performing their official duties.  

  • The Damages Policy covers all sums up to $1,000,000, which you are obligated to pay as damage in suits based on acts, errors, or omissions committed...

December 17, 2019

The following story is from NTEU's website:

Today, after a decades-long battle, NTEU is proud to report historic congressional approval of a paid parental leave program for frontline civil servants.

Passed by the Senate today, the 12-week paid parental leave program is p...

November 8, 2019

NTEI is pleased to announce that NTEU members will again have access to Consumers’ Checkbook’s online Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees and Annuitants.  All NTEU members who currently or are planning to participate in Federal Employees Health Benefit (FEHB) p...

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