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01.16.17

IFPTE Honors Dr. King's Life, Participates in Annual MLK Events

Members, staff and officers of IFPTE joined in the weekend activities in Washington, DC to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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01.14.17

DPE Joins IFPTE in Condemning Draconian PAGE Act

DPE sent a letter to the House opposing the inaccurately titled Promote Accountability and Government Efficiency Act (PAGE Act).

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01.14.17

IFPTE Local 92, First Local to Join PAC Program in 2017

Members of IFPTE Local 92 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin welcomed IFPTE legislative staff to their monthly meeting to discuss the IFPTE LEAP PAC program.

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01.13.17

IFPTE Opposes HR 107, the So-called Protect and Grow American Jobs Act

IFPTE weighed in this week with House lawmakers in relation to legislation introduced by California Congressman, Darrell Issa, which would raise the minimum salary threshold for H-1B dependent employers from $60,000 to $100,000, while ignoring the much needed reforms needed within the H-1B program.

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01.05.17

House Wastes No Time in Targeting Government Workers, IFPTE Responds

In just the first several days into the new 115th Congress, House leadership passed a rules package that will allow lawmakers to target specific federal employees from the house floor (Holman Rule), and plans to introduce legislation (PAGE Act) aimed at ending employee due process and collective bargaining rights.

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12.22.16

Kilmer, Cantwell, Murray Lead Hill Effort to Protect Jobs at Bremerton Naval Shipyard

Congressman Derek Kilmer and Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray authored a Washington State Congressional sign-on letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus regarding the Navyís consideration to privatize work related to the disposal of nuclear reactor compartments from the retired USS Enterprise.

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12.20.16

IFPTE Endorses Phil Murphy for New Jersey Governor

IFPTE leadership in the Atlantic Area throw their support behind Murphy.

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12.19.16

Trudeau Gov't Considers Legislation to Put Defined Benefit Pensions at Risk, IFPTE Leaders Weigh-in

Canadian Area Vice Presidents Scott Travers and Misty Hughes Newman, along with President Gregory Junemann and Secretary-Treasurer Paul Shearon, responded to legislation backed by the Trudeau Government that could put millions of Canadian workersí pensions at risk.

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12.16.16

Dugovich Receives 2016 ILCA Labor Media Award

SPEEA/Local 2001's Communications Director was honored with an Excellence in Labor Media award.

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12.15.16

Stone, Henson and Nelson Meet with Hill Staff

IFPTE Eastern and Western Federal Area Vice Presidents, Gay Henson and Lee Stone, along with IFPTE Local 4ís Mark Nelson, visited with key committee staff on Capitol Hill to discuss federal employee related concerns.

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12.15.16

Local 12 Visits Capitol Hill in Support of Bremerton Naval Shipyard Workers

Darci Shapley and Christine Wulf travelled to Washington, DC to visit with Washington State lawmakers on several key issues facing members of Local 12.

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12.14.16

IFPTE Bids Rebecca Tittle a Fond Farewell After 42 Years of Service

Rebecca Tittle, Director of Labor Relations for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), retired after 42 years of service.

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12.13.16

Schatz Tells Fed Employees "I've got your back"

Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz sent federal civilian workers a letter of appreciation as they brace for more attacks from the next Congress.

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12.08.16

SPEEA Wichita Joins the IFPTE PAC Program

Members of SPEEA/Local 2001 in Wichita, Kansas welcomed IFPTE legislative staff to their monthly meeting to discuss the IFPTE LEAP PAC program.

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11.30.16

Society Pleased with Mayor's Decision to Keep Toronto Hydro Public

In response to Mayor John Toryís November 24, 2016 speech to the Toronto Region Board of Trade that included canceling plans to sell Toronto Hydro, The Society (IFPTE Local 160) issued the following media release

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11.30.16

IFPTE, One of 22 Orgs Calling on Congress to Mitigate Medicare Part B Premium Hikes

IFPTE joined a Federal-Postal Coalition effort urging Federal lawmakers to pass legislation guaranteeing that Medicare beneficiaries will not see a $12 per month Medicare Part B premium increase in 2017.

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11.24.16

Senator Casey and Representative Bob Brady Stand for Local 3 Members

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey and Philadelphia Congressman Bob Brady penned a letter inquiring about potential efforts in Philadelphia aimed at inappropriately privatizing Local 3 represented federal employee jobs.

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11.17.16

Junemann Receives Sol Stetin Award

IFPTE President Gregory Junemann was honored by the American Labor Museum with the Sol Stetin Award.

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11.15.16

IFPTE Council of Canadian Locals Semi-Annual Meeting

The CCL, which is made up of all IFPTE Locals in Canada, meet semi-annually to share information, discuss pertinent issues facing IFPTE members in Canada, and how the Council should respond.

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11.15.16

AALJ Visits Capitol Hill

AALJ President, Judge Marilyn Zahm, and Vice President, Linda Stagno, visited several offices on Capitol Hill to discuss key reforms supported by the union to the Social Security disability adjudicatory process.

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