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11.04.18

NAIJ Surpasses IFPTE Goal to Increase Membership

Encouraged by IFPTE's push for a 10% increase in members, the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ/Judicial Council) has surpassed this goal.

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11.02.18

Local 196 Backed Bill Promoting Roadside Safety Advances in New Jersey

Not only is Local 196 delivering for their members at the bargaining table, they are also producing in the legislative arena.

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11.02.18

Association of Administrative Law Judges (AALJ) Holds Its Annual Training Conference

This week, nearly 200 members of IFPTE Judicial Council 1/The Association of Administrative Law Judges (AALJ/Judicial Council 1) gathered in Charleston, South Carolina to participate in the union’s annual training conference.

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11.02.18

Local 21 Initiates Leadership Academy Geared Toward Building Union Power

Despite the ongoing attacks on workers rights, Local 21 members, leaders and staff have gone on the offensive by developing a Leadership Academy to educate, recruit, and train union leaders and turn the tide in favor or working people.

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10.26.18

IFPTE Urges Congress to Protect Veterans' Privacy

In a letter to Senate and House Veterans' Committee leaders, IFPTE alerts lawmakers to ensure, "for the privacy of the information of our Veterans who register their DD214 form...".

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10.25.18

IFPTE Local 12 Joins the IFPTE LEAP-PAC Effort

Members of IFPTE Local 12 met with and heard an presentation from IFPTE national legislative staff regarding the importance of participating in and supporting the IFPTE PAC.

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10.24.18

WSN Conference Call a Great Success

On October 24, the IFPTE Women's Solidarity Networks pulled off another successful conference call. Fifty-five participants registered to dial-in to learn about Race, Gender and the Workplace.

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10.18.18

Healthcare is Central at Workplace Actions for IFPTE Local 20 and Local 21

Hundreds of members from ESC/IFPTE Local 20 and IFPTE Local 21 participated in separate workplace actions with their colleagues and a coalition of other unions in support of healthcare, pay and outsourcing.

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10.16.18

Solidarity Alert: SUP/IFPTE Local 160 Rallies for $15 Minimum Wage

Members of The Society of United Professionals (SUP/IFPTE Local 160) took to the streets of Toronto earlier this week with the larger labour movement in support of legislation to mandate for a $15 an hour minimum wage for Ontario workers.​

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10.15.18

Future of Work Commission Meets in Pittsburgh

IFPTE President Paul Shearon joined labor leaders from across the country for a meeting of the Federation's Commission on the Future of Work and Unions.

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10.12.18

Due Process is Good for Justice Kavanaugh, But Not Federal Workers?

New OPM Director takes little time in attacking civil servants -- IFPTE President Paul Shearon and IFPTE Secretary-Treasurer Matt Biggs respond.

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10.12.18

Election Day is Three Weeks Away - IFPTE Issues Its Bipartisan List of Endorsements

As November 6th quickly approaches, IFPTE released a comprehensive and bipartisan list of House and Senate candidates that the union is backing.

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10.11.18

IFPTE Atlantic Council Holds Its Fall Meeting in New Jersey

IFPTE Atlantic Area Locals gathered in New Brunswick, New Jersey this week for their Fall, 2018 Atlantic Area meeting.

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10.09.18

Local 12 Sends Contingent to Capitol Hill to Talk Federal Employee, Shipyard Issues

Local 12’s John Bernstein, Christine Wulf and Dede Chance visited the Capitol Hill offices of several Washington State lawmakers this week to discuss key issues facing their membership.

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10.05.18

IFPTE Endorses Dr. Kim Schrier for Congress

IFPTE is one of several unions to endorse Dr. Schrier, noting that, "after speaking with Dr. Schrier, and after her discussions directly with SPEEA/IFPTE Local 2001 members and leaders, it's clear to IFPTE that she is, by far, the best candidate for this seat.

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10.05.18

IFPTE Local 12 Membership Recruitment Drive a Success!

Under the leadership of President Kurt Nordberg, along with Legislative Representative John Bernstein, IFPTE Local 12 has increased their membership numbers by 10% in the past two months!

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10.03.18

IFPTE Responds to New NAFTA Deal

While stating that the deal is a, “step in the right direction,” IFPTE also cautions that, “The new deal falls short on a key requirement – swift and certain enforcement of labor rights.”

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10.02.18

IFPTE Endorses FAA Authorization Bill

In a letter urging the Senate to support the bill, IFPTE says that the bipartisan bill, “maintains funding for the FAA through fiscal year 2023 while improving the safety and security for passengers and aviation workers, protecting aviation jobs and professional standards, and anticipating technology developments that require regulatory attention.”

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09.26.18

IFPTE Participates in Meeting on Capitol Hill with Federal Employees' Strongest Supporters

President Shearon and Secretary-Treasurer Biggs met at the Capitol with several key lawmakers on issues impacting federal workers.

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09.26.18

Where Have All the Fiscal Conservatives Gone?

As the House was preparing to vote on legislation that further solidifies the new tax law, IFPTE urged lawmakers to vote no, warning that the tax package, “further enriches the ultra-wealthy, increases the federal deficit, sets the stage for cuts to important federally-funded programs that benefit all Americans, and weakens the retirement security of public employees.”

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