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  • NAPE members have the right to a safe working environment and proper personal protective equipment while performing their jobs under our contract. As coronavirus restrictions
  • When congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act, it was designed to allow workers access to 80 hours of paid sick leave for COVID-19
  • NelNet gets $35/hour to process Unemployment Claims Click here to send Governor Ricketts a message. Governor Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Labor signed an
  • Click Here to Send a Letter to Your Member of Congress Right now, front-line public service workers – health care workers, corrections officers, custodians and
  • The coronavirus pandemic has turned all our lives upside down, and AFSCME members are working on the front lines keeping our communities safe and healthy.
  • Don’t forget to vote in the May 12 Nebraska primary! You can vote in person or by mail. The deadline to request a ballot by
  • If you were unable to join us for our town hall webinar on April 20, a recording is available below. For the password, please see
  • Please call Governor Ricketts’ office at 402-471-2244 and tell him that you support NAPE and state workers. On April 15, NAPE leaders delivered nearly 1,700
  • Click here to sign a petition to Governor Ricketts! On April 9, NAPE Chairperson Deb Strudl (DHHS, Lincoln) delivered a letter to Governor Pete Ricketts
  • A new federal law enacted in response to the coronavirus crisis creates a temporary right to paid leave. Employees of the State of Nebraska, State
  • NAPE Steward Nancy Gamboa has worked for DHHS for nearly 32 years, and currently works at the Scottsbluff Customer Service Center. Nancy knows how difficult
  • Workers at the Gold’s Building in Lincoln have been working in unsafe and uncomfortable working conditions for years. A leaky roof, rodents, mold, and uncontrollable
  • NAPE member Jennifier Myers is a six year veteran DHHS Social Services Worker assigned to the Broken Bow local office. Jennifier reached out to the
  • This is an unprecedented time for all of us. Nebraska state employees are on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. NAPE hosted a
  • NAPE staff have been working tirelessly to make sure your voice is heard and that you are well represented during these uncertain times. We met
  • All NAPE membership meetings have been cancelled through the end of April as Governor Ricketts has ask groups to limit attendance to less than 10
  • As we all adapt to the realities of life as the world responds to the spread of COVID-19, we wanted to provide information about how
  • NAPE member Stacy Fratt was on her way to work at the DHHS Fremont Customer Service Center on July 5 when she had car trouble.
  • In February, NAPE members nominated 48 eligible members to be delegates to our 2020 State Bargaining Conference. This is the official meeting of the union
  • NAPE launched it’s “Join, Serve, Lead” campaign in order to build strength for contract negotiations in 2020. After posting a 17% growth in membership in