State Contract Negotiations Team Elected

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Union members elected as delegates to the 17th Biennial NAPE/AFSCME Bargaining Conference elected ten union members to serve on our state contract negotiations team. The team is comprised of the following members: Melissa Haynes – NAPE/AFSCME President – DHHS – Fremont Melissa is a Social Worker at the DHHS Fremont Customer Service Center. She has […]

Why I Joined NAPE/AFSCME

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In just a few weeks, NAPE/AFSCME will begin negotiating a new labor contract with the governor’s office on a new two year agreement. As we gear up to bargaining the best contract ever, we need you as an active member to reach our goals. We are fighting for higher salaries and better benefits. Now is […]

Omaha SSW Lead Has Unsatisfactory Evaluation Overturned

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NAPE member Sally Ryan is a Social Services Lead Worker at the Department of Health and Human Services in Omaha. Sally has worked for DHHS for more than 20 years. In March 2022, Sally received her 2021 annual performance evaluation. In the evaluation, Sally was rated as unsatisfactory. This was Sally’s second consecutive unsatisfactory performance […]

O’Neill NDOT Member Prevails in Evaluation Grievance

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NAPE Member Roger Sukup is a veteran Highway Maintenance Worker in O’Neill and has worked for NDOT since 1999. In March, Roger received his 2021 performance evaluation, and was rated unsatisfactory. Despite having not been disciplined for performance issues or even placed on a Performance Improvement Plan, this was actually the 6th consecutive year that […]

17th Biennial NAPE Bargaining Conference July 15-17

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Every two years, union members elected by their peers as delegates meet in Lincoln to discuss, debate, and adopt our priorities for contract negotiations, as well as elect members to serve on our contract negotiations team. This year, delegates will meet in Lincoln July 15-17 to conduct this most important union business. Over 600 state […]

Board of Directors Vacancy – Western Nebraska

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The Western Area Representative position on the NAPE/AFSCME Board of Directors is now vacant. If you would like to serve in this position, please email help@napeafscme.org no later than July 11. To be eligible, the member must work in one of the 33 counties in Western Nebraska listed in the bylaws and be an active […]

NAPE Member’s Son Wins LK Emry Scholarship

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The LK Emry Memorial Labor Education Scholarship is awarded to a student who has a parent, grandparent, or guardian who is an affiliated member of the Lincoln Central Labor Union. This year’s recipient was William Cole, son of NAPE member Silvia Betta Cole. Silvia works at the Foster Care Review Office and has been a […]

Webinar – Job Classifications – July 27

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NAPE members are invited to attend a members only webinar on Wednesday, July 27 at 7pm central/6pm mountain time to learn more about job classifications, reclassifications, and the contract negotiations process related to classifications. If you want to learn more about how employees are classified and your rights surrounding your classification and salary, please register […]

June Board of Directors Meeting Recap

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The NAPE/AFSCME Board of Directors met in Lincoln on June 11 for its regular quarterly meeting. The Board heard committee reports and conducted a lengthy business agenda. Below are highlights of the actions the board took at the meeting. Committee Reports The BOD heard reports from its regular standing committees. The Executive Committee held two […]