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IFPTE Releases Its 2020 Congressional Endorsements

IFPTE's bipartisan slate of endorsed candidates all meet our union's two simple demands: be pro-worker and pro-IFPTE. These candidates have stood with IFPTE on the issues that impact the union's diverse and growing membership. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order. Read more >

WSN Spotlights: Women and COVID-19

IFPTE's Women's Solidarity Network (WSN) has committed to highlighting issues important to women through 'Spotlights' in IFPTE's publication, the "Weekly Recap". WSN has come across several noteworthy publications, statistics, articles and webinars we wanted to share that highlights conversations on women's roles during this pandemic and the impact it's had on their lives. Read more >

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Statement by Leaders of IFPTE on President Trump's Executive Order Regarding TVA

IFPTE leaders released a statement regarding President Trump's executive order condemning federal agencies, namely TVA, for outsourcing IT jobs to companies headquartered overseas.

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Bipartisan Van Hollen, Murkowski Letter Urges Maximum Telework for Federal Workers

Senators Chris Van Hollen and Lisa Murkowski led a bipartisan sign-on letter to Leaders McConnell and Schumer urging them to “include requirements to ensure maximum telework for federal employees and contractors during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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Emancipation Day

August 1st is Emancipation Day in Canada. Emancipation Day marks the abolishment of the enslavement of African peoples in all British colonies worldwide. Emancipation Day was formally recognized in Ontario in 2008, and it took another decade before it was marked across Canada.

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IFPTE Backed Kuster Amendment Approved As Part of the House NDAA

During last week’s House consideration of the FY21 NDAA, lawmakers approved an amendment authored by New Hampshire Congresswoman Ann Kuster to prevent the shuttering of a child care facility that is critically important to workers, including IFPTE members.

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