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NTEU in the News

NTEU is not only a voice for federal employees on Capitol Hill, at the bargaining table and in the courts, but also in the media. Each day, NTEU takes the message of the importance of federal workers to newspapers, radio and television stations nationwide.

Here is a sampling of these newspaper articles, editorials and opinion pages. And don't forget to visit Month in Media for a round-up of media stories that mention NTEU.

NTEU Campaign Gets Air Time

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NTEU Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor

IRS cuts trickle down, Washington Post, Dec. 21, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service Isn’t at All Like Enron, Wall Street Journal, June 12, 2013

Are federal workers fairly paid? Washington Post, Nov. 22, 2012

Taxpayers pay for sky-high contractor salaries, Politico, May 7, 2012

Do not interfere with America’s federal workforce, GovExec, May 11, 2012

Where the CBO report on federal pay went wrong, Washington Post, February 2, 2012

Radio & TV Interviews

Positive PR for feds – Radio Interview, Federal News Radio, Aug. 29, 2014

President Kelley on the IRS Budget Cuts, Federal News Radio, June 20, 2014

WJLA-TV, Washington, Oct. 10, 2013

WJLA-TV, (Washington, D.C.) Oct. 4, 2013  

CNN Newsroom, Oct. 1, 2013

NTEU'S Capitol Hill Media Briefing, Oct. 1, 2013

Bloomberg TV, Oct. 1, 2013

WUSA9 (Washington, D.C.), Sept. 24, 2013

News Channel 8 (Washington, D.C.), Sept. 24, 2013

If The Government Closes, 'Essential' Employees Would Work, NPR, Sept. 26, 2013

Canceled furlough day welcome, but what about Aug. 30? Federal News Radio, July 17, 2013

Democrat bill would give federal workers paid parental leave, Federal Eye, Jan. 26, 2015

IRS budget cuts affect customer service, Federal News Radio, Jan. 27, 2015

Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers, Baltimore Sun, Jan. 16. 2015

IRS shutdown possible amid budget cuts, agency chief says, Federal Eye (Washington Post), Jan. 16, 2015

Obama authorizes up to six weeks of paid parental leave for feds, Federal News Radio, Jan. 15, 2015

IRS Hits Filing Season Feeling Stretched Beyond Capacity, Government Executive, Jan. 14, 2015

Deteriorating IRS Service Causes Pain for Taxpayers, Report Says, BloombergBusinessweek, Jan. 14, 2015

Taxpayer Advocate Report Highlights Decline in Taxpayer Services, Promotes Taxpayer Bill of Rights, Accounting Today, Jan. 14, 2015

It will take more than a high-powered memo to fix federal employee morale, Federal Diary (Washington Post), Jan. 14, 2015

NTEU Backs Federal Employee Pay Raise Bills, Credit Union Times, Jan. 14, 2015

Report: Congressional budget cuts devastating IRS, Federal Times, Jan. 14, 2015

Koskinen: Furloughs possible for IRS employees, Federal News Radio, Jan. 14, 2015

IRS chief warns of refund delays, poor customer service this tax year, KSAZ-TV (Fox), Phoenix, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2015

IRS Head Says Budget Cuts Could Force 2-Day Agency Shutdown,, Jan. 13, 2015

IRS to lose tax collectors, do fewer audits in 2015, USA TODAY, Jan. 13, 2015

IRS: Budget cuts could cause agency shutdown, The Hill, Jan. 13, 2015

IRS Will Shut Last Overseas Taxpayer-Assistance Centers, Bloomberg, Jan. 14, 2015

House, Senate bills push for 3.8 percent federal pay raise, Federal News Radio, Jan. 13, 2015


Federal pay raise just two weeks away, Federal Times, Dec. 30, 2014

Obama Executive Orders Gives Pay Increases to 'Certain' Federal Employees Before Going On Vacation, Latin Post,
Dec. 29, 2014

IRS cuts trickle down, Washington Post, Dec. 21, 2014

IRS officials warn: We're nearly crippled, The Hill, Dec. 21, 2014

Possible Furlough Days Coming to IRS Employees, Gov Exec, Dec. 19, 2014

Obama gives federal workers a 2015 pay raise, Washington Post, Dec. 19, 2014

Obama approves retroactive mass-transit benefit for workers, Federal News Radio, Dec. 22, 2014

Obama Makes it Official: 1 Percent Pay Raise For 2015, GovExec, Dec. 19, 2014

Federal workers welcome extra day off, Baltimore Sun, Dec. 21, 2014

IRS chief: Budget cuts to freeze hiring, cut enforcement, Politico, Dec. 17, 2014

Senate passes retroactive mass-transit benefit for workers, Federal News Radio, Dec. 17, 2014

Tester, Moran Bill Has NTEU Backing, Hays (Kan.) Daily News, Dec. 13, 2014

Congress Slashes IRS Budget Another 3 Percent, Accounting Today, Dec. 10, 2014

Coming at you in fiscal 2015: Highlights of the omnibus, Federal News Radio, Dec. 11, 2014

Winners and Losers From the Deal to Avoid a Shutdown, GovExec, Dec. 10, 2014

2014 Best Places to Work list reflects feds' sagging morale,, Dec. 9, 2014

Job satisfaction among feds falls to all-time low, FedScoop, Dec. 9, 2014     

Agency funding, federal employee pay decisions go down to the wire, Washington Post, Dec. 8, 2014

House passes retroactive mass-transit benefit for workers,, Dec. 4, 2014


Federal retirement benefits likely target for GOP, Pensions & Investments (subscription required), Nov. 17, 2014

Phased retirement officially starts for feds, but don’t count on it, Washington Post, Nov. 6, 2014

CFTC workers unionize for first time, join NTEU for collective bargaining rights, Fierce Government, Nov. 4, 2014

Hundreds of Federal Employees Win Union Representation, GovExec, Nov. 3, 2014


Workers at Top U.S. Swaps Regulator Vote to Unionize, The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 30, 2014

Looking to Boost Pay, Workers at U.S. CFTC Join Labor Union, BloombergBusinessWeek, Oct. 30, 2014

In government survey, federal workers have little faith in senior leaders, Washington Post, Oct. 24, 2014

Federal Workers’ Job Satisfaction Slips, Wall Street Journal, Oct. 24, 2014

Vets Have Less Faith in Merit-Based Federal Promotions Than Their Peers, GovExec, Oct. 24, 2014

Federal employees earn 35 percent less than private sector counterparts, study shows, Huntsville Times (Ala.), Oct. 20, 2014

Federal pay still far behind private sector’s, study group says, Washington Post, Oct. 27, 2014

OPM: Federal employee health premiums to rise 3.2%, Fierce, Oct. 8, 2014

Federal health insurance premiums to grow 3.2 percent, Federal, Oct. 7, 2014


Two Pay and Benefits Bills for Disabled Vets to Watch, GovExec, Sept. 17, 2014

Union calls on Congress to restore DoD employee appeal rightsFederal Times, Sept. 15, 2014

OPM issues final rule on flag presentation tributes, Federal, Sept. 9, 2014

Feds extend flag recognition honor to fallen civilians, The, Sept. 9, 2014

Supporters hope for restoration of higher mass transit benefit, Federal, Sept. 4, 2014

Parking Perk Will Continue to Dwarf Transit Benefit Unless Congress Acts,, Sept. 4, 2014



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