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2014-02-12 16:25:30

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) has launched the first phase of a yearlong public service campaign to underscore the direct connection between the work of federal employees and the quality of life in America. The new campaign will include radio and TV Public Service Announcements (PSAs), a web site, social media and a grassroots effort involving NTEU's chapters around the nation. (Photo:...

2012-08-31 06:22:26

AFGE EPA Council negotiating since May 2010 and agency has yet to agree to ground rules CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Labor Council 238 today announced its dismay over the failure of EPA to bargain in good faith. "In the midst of a pay freeze invoked by this administration, and with federal employees and labor under attack in Congress, we have concerns about this administration's...

2012-08-21 14:20:53

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), AFL-CIO, issued the following response to President Obama's letter to Congress regarding federal pay: The president's decision to extend the two-year federal pay freeze until Congress passes a budget is absolutely unwarranted and unjustified. He could have used his authority under the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act (FEPCA) to set the...

2011-07-21 13:21:00

NTEU Launches Public Service Campaign WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amidst unwarranted and harmful attacks on federal workers, the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) is launching a public service campaign to underscore the direct connection between the work of federal employees and the quality of life in the country. "From guarding our borders to safeguarding the food we eat, the air we breathe and the water we drink, to administering the school lunch...

2011-04-20 13:23:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today received the most votes but not a majority in an election for exclusive union representation at the Transportation Security Administration, and according to Federal Labor Relations Authority election rules will go into a runoff election against the National Treasury Employees Union. The first election results were AFGE 8369, Treasury 8095, and no union 3111. AFGE National President...

2011-03-30 14:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President John Gage will discuss current labor-management struggles and what they mean not just for public-sector workers but for all Americans at an event next week in Washington. Gage will speak at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Suite 480 (Broadcast Operations Center) of the National Press Building, 529 14th St. N.W., Washington,...

2011-02-04 14:40:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) today achieved the cornerstone of its plan to improve the work lives of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees and, through them, help improve the effectiveness of this key national security agency. That cornerstone is the issuance earlier today of a determination from TSA Administrator John S. Pistole granting TSA employees their long-delayed collective bargaining rights....

2010-11-23 12:29:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) has undertaken a campaign, coinciding with holiday-season travel, to educate the public about the critical role played by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Officers in helping secure the safety of air travel. The campaign began today with an ad in USA Today, featuring an open letter to the public from NTEU President Colleen M. Kelley, and includes an e-mail message to more than...

2010-05-18 14:39:00

Citing a Need for New Hope and Direction, AFGE Endorses Gray for Mayor WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, (AFGE), the nation's largest federal and D.C. government employee union, today announced its support for Vincent Gray, current chair of the D.C. City Council, in his run for mayor of the city. AFGE represents 600,000 federal and D.C. city employees. "During his tenure as Chair of the City Council, Vincent Gray has shown an...

2010-04-27 16:00:00

TSA union responds to FLRA "show cause" order WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stating that the rights to collectively bargain and to have union representation are two separate rights, the American Federation of Government Employees today filed with the Federal Labor Relations Authority Washington Regional Office its Response to Order to Show Cause as to why there should be a union election at the Transportation Security Administration. AFGE filed a petition for exclusive...