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CIR Rules Against Workers on Remote Work, Union Evaluates Appeal

Since November 2023, our union has been fighting to protect our members’ rights...

Pay Raises Start July 1 – Check July 24 Payroll for Accuracy

The final year of our current collective bargaining agreement with the State of...

500+ Attend Contract Negotiation Town Hall Meetings

More than 500 State of Nebraska employees attended town hall meetings in May...

Richardson County Members Work Entire Year Without a Contract, File For Impasse

Fourteen NAPE/AFSCME members who work for the Richardson County Roads Department have worked...

The Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations - a state labor court - is shown here at a previous hearing related to Gov. Jim Pillen's order to end remote work. (Paul Hammel/Nebraska Examiner)
Department of Education Remote Work Prohibited Practice Charge Filed at CIR

Our union has filed a prohibited practice petition with the Nebraska Commission of...

State Contract Bargaining Conference To Take Place July 27-28

42 union members elected to serve as delegates to the 2024 State Bargaining...

Education & State Colleges Member Prepare For Contract Negotiations

Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) and Nebraska State College System (NSCS)  NAPE/AFSCME members...

“A Rising Tide Lifts All Ships”: NDOT Member Shares Why He Joined NAPE

Jordan Wipf, a Professional Engineer II for the Nebraska Department of Transportation joined...

Member Spotlight: Ethan Budke, Electronics Technician Leader (NDOT), North Platte

Ethan Budke, an Electronics Technician Leader for the Nebraska Department of Transportation in...

Board of Directors Holds Regular Meeting in Lincoln

The NAPE/AFSCME Board of Directors held its regular quarterly meeting on June 8,...

Rep’s Corner: Frequently Asked Pay Raise Questions

NAPE/AFSCME members who work at a state code and non-code agency will see...

More Worksites Join the Ranks with Majority Union Membership

State of Nebraska employees continue to become union members in record numbers, and...

Corrections Nurse Has Wrongful Termination Reversed

NAPE/AFSCME member Becky Brinson, a Registered Nurse at the Reception and Treatment Center...

NAPE Member’s Daughter Wins AFSCME Family Scholarship

Every year, the AFSCME Family Scholarship is awarded to 10 high school seniors...

Member Spotlight: DC Walter – NDOT Crew Chief

Meet NAPE/AFSCME member DC Walter, a Crew Chief for the Nebraska Department of...

Members Submit Contract Negotiations Proposals by June 14

NAPE/AFSCME members may directly submit negotiations proposals to be considered by delegates to...

New Dept of Labor Member Shares Why She Joined at Negotiations Town Hall

Lani Niederhaus, an Office Specialist at the Department of Labor, joined our union...

Rep’s Corner: Meet New Field Representative Bob Cousins!

Meet Bob Cousins, the newest member of our NAPE/AFSCME staff. Bob brings decades...

NAPE Members Elect Seven Delegates to AFSCME Convention

In May, NAPE/AFSCME members voted electronically to elect delegates to the 2024 AFSCME...

Become a Union Steward in One Day Training – June 22

A training class for union members wishing to become new union stewards will...

July 1, 2024 Raise Calculator

NAPE/AFSCME members who work at a state code or non-code agency can use...

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