Federal Employees Will Pay More in Health Care Costs in 2016

Federal Employees Will Pay More in Health Care Costs in 2016

Federal employees (and retirees) will pay an average of 7.4% more for our Federal Employee Health Benefits.  According to an...

OPM breach – freeze your credit?

OPM breach – freeze your credit?

I’ve frozen my credit, given the severity of the OPM breach and given where I am in my life. This...

OPM Breach and cybersecurity legislation

OPM Breach and cybersecurity legislation

Sen. Ron Wyden has some wise words about cybersecurity legislation given the OPM breach: Let’s cut to the end of...

New Bill Could Give Federal Employees Up to 6 Weeks of Parental Leave

New Bill Could Give Federal Employees Up to 6 Weeks of Parental Leave

From NFFE: “Under a new bill introduced in the Senate on Tuesday afternoon, federal employees would receive six weeks of...

Media Link, IFPTE:  A Labour Day Message from IFPTE President Junemann

Media Link, IFPTE: A Labour Day Message from IFPTE President Junemann

Dear Sisters and Brothers, As we, in Canada and the United States, observe Labour Day 2015, we are reminded to...

OPM Identity Theft Protection News

OPM Identity Theft Protection News

Dear Ames Federal Employees: Your union is still monitoring and advocating on your behalf for the OPM Security Breach. We...

Welcome to the new AFEU website.

Welcome to the new AFEU website.

Welcome to your union’s website! Wanna know what’s going on at Ames Research Center? This is a good place to...

IFPTE Selects New Essay Scholarship Award Winners

IFPTE Selects New Essay Scholarship Award Winners

AFEU’s parent union, the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) has selected the winners of the 2015 Dominick D....

What Does the Newby Island Worker’s Case Mean for Silicon Valley Employees?

What Does the Newby Island Worker’s Case Mean for Silicon Valley Employees?

On the 27th of August, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that companies couldn’t avoid responsibility to employees by...

Google Express Employees Unionize

Google Express Employees Unionize

Google Express employees in Silicon Valley just joined ranks with Facebook, Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga, Genentech, Amtrak and Evernote.  All...