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June 30, 2017
 


NAGE Dept. of VA Resources


NAGE Master Agreement with DVA *NEW
Memorandum of Understanding with DVA 
*NEW
Memorandum of Clarification with DVA *NEW
 

   TAKE ACTION NOW!      

DO NOT CONTACT MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ON OFFICIAL DUTY TIME, USING A GOVERNMENT PHONE, ON GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, OR USING GOVERNMENT EQUIPMENT INCLUDING GOVERNMENT EMAIL ADDRESSES.

The House will be considering anti-VA employee bill, the Veterans, Employees, Taxpayers, Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 1461) which will:

Click to read NAGE National President David J. Holway's letter to the House opposing H.R. 1461

Tell Your Congressperson to vote NO to H.R. 1461

  • Places a cap on official time use by any local union official employed by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs as low as 25 percent, unless a waiver is granted by the Secretary;
  • Prohibits any local union official who earns more than $100,000.000 annually from using any official time, unless a waiver is granted by the Secretary;
  • Forbids local union officials from contacting members of Congress while on official time, even if the contact is in regard to whistleblowing protection; and
  • Extends the probationary period of new hires at the VA from 12 to 24 months.​ 
For more information regarding contacting Congress click HERE.
 
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