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12.12.14

Synopsis of Congressional Roundtable on TDY Changes

Synopsis of Congressional Roundtable on TDY Changes

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12.05.14

IFPTE Congratulates NASA on Successful Orion Flight

IFPTE President Gregory Junemann and IFPTE Local leaders from Marshall Space Flight Center, Glenn Research Center and Ames Research Center penned a congratulatory letter to NASA on today's successful Orion flight.

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12.05.14

Rep Kilmer Mtg on TDY Issues w/Stakeholders

Rep Kilmer Mtg on TDY Issues w/Stakeholders

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12.04.14

NASA RIF Rep Fudge Letter

NASA RIF Rep Fudge Letter

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12.04.14

NASA RIF Letter and Graphic

NASA RIF Letter and Graphic

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12.02.14

IFPTE and AFGE request that Senate Dems stand up for NASA's workforce

Citing the fact that, "RIFs at NASA would be discriminatory because of years of biased seniority penalties that would be applied preferentially to minority employees", NASA's two unions urge Democrats to stand up for NASA's workers as lawmakers work in the final days of the current Congress to finalize the space agency's reauthorization bill.

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11.21.14

IFPTE Responds to Obama Administration Immigration Plan

Today's announcement is bitter sweet because it will both help AND harms millions of workers, especially the STEM workforce.

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11.14.14

Growing Support for Society Members at Bruce Power

Bruce Power delegates attended The Society’s annual council where other Society Locals voiced their ongoing support of their fellow members at Bruce Power who are currently in bargaining.

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11.12.14

EPI's latest Economic Snapshot: "Fast Track to Lost Jobs: Free trade agreements are bad deals for working Americans"

As the Obama Administration continues to advocate for more NAFTA style trade deals, IFPTE Local 70 member and Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy at the Economic Policy Institute, Dr. Robert Scott, writes that...

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11.05.14

IFPTE Responds to Last Night's Election Results

IFPTE's executive officers released a statement in response to yesterday’s mid-term election results.

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11.04.14

WTO in Seattle - 15 Years Ago

“A generation ago, trade deals were about trade…The WTO broadened those goals from boring tariffs to regulation, health care, patents, the environment, currency manipulation, financial regulation, immigration, government procurement, labor rights and human rights...

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10.31.14

Protect Your Democracy! VOTE Next Tuesday

In his latest open letter to the members, President Junemann urges everyone to exercise your right to vote in next week's elections.

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10.30.14

IFPTE Endorses Rep. Tim Bishop for Re-Election

On behalf of IFPTE, particularly the thousands of federal employees we represent and who work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers throughout the country, I am happy to announce our union’s endorsement of Congressman Tim Bishop for re-election to Congress.

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10.28.14

Following heated Senate primary, IFPTE stands behind Hawaii’s Democratic slate

IFPTE leaders say that the Democratic ticket in Hawaii is comprised of, "proven supporters who will continue to fight for our members, and workers all over our State."

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10.24.14

Thirteen Unions Call on Congress to Block DoD Employee Travel Cuts

IFPTE joined forces with twelve other unions representing federal workers to urge Senate appropriators to defund the implementation of the TDY cuts.

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10.17.14

United States Treasury Department fails American workers once again by failing to call China out on currency manipulation

This week, Economic Policy Institute (EPI) director of trade and manufacturing policy, Dr. Robert Scott, reminded Americans that the Department of Treasury has once again failed to publicly admit that China manipulates its currency.

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10.10.14

Twenty-Eight House members request answers about DOD’s proposed cuts to employee travel, incidental expenses

Led by Washington State congressman, Derek Kilmer, a bipartisan group of 28 House members wrote to the DOD this week taking issue with the DOD’s unilateral decision to drastically cut employee travel expenses, including lodging and meals expenses by 25%.

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10.10.14

IFPTE Congratulates Yousafzai, Satyarthi, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winners

In an open letter to the members, President Junemann congratulated Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on winning the Nobel Peace Prize for their heroic work in supporting the rights of workers and opposing the abuse of young women in the workplace.

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10.09.14

IFPTE endorses Connecticut Congresswoman, Rosa DeLauro

In announcing their backing of Connecticut Congresswoman, Rosa DeLauro, IFPTE says that it is, "not only the right thing to do, given her stellar record for workers it is the easy thing to do."

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09.25.14

IFPTE Joins Public Interest Organizations in Applauding Dept. of Labor’s Effort to Protect American Workers’ Retirement Savings

IFPTE joined with 43 organizations in sending a letter to members of Congress last week commending “the Department of Labor (DOL)’s efforts to update and strengthen the outdated rules adopted 40 years ago."

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