NTEU 5 Legislative Priorities

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The NTEU 2019 Legislative Conference in the annual conference held by NTEU, consisting of over 300 members from across the country and all of the different agencies that NTEU represents. The purpose of the conference is to encourage members of Congress to support NTEU’s legislative agenda.


NTEU’s legislative agenda was drawn up by the NTEU Legislative Advisory Committee which met on February 11 at NTEU headquarters here in D.C. The Legislative Committee consisted of 12 members from NTEU chapters, across the country and different agencies, Jeff Joeckel attended for 296, as well as NTEU national staff


NTEU’s legislative agenda

1. Achieving Pay Equity (federal employee salaries should be tied to military salaries)

2. Securing Agency Funding: (Adequate resources and staffing, agency reorganizations, prevention of government shutdowns)

3. Protecting Retirement (CSRS, FERS, TSP and Social Security)

4. Ensuring Affordable Health and Family Benefits (FEHBP, paid parental leave and dental/vision coverage)

5. Guaranteeing Workplace Fairness (Collective bargaining rights, due process, official time and fair treatment of all employees)

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