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  • The COVID-19 pandemic has been disruptive in countless ways, not least with regard to our normal work routines. As the pandemic took hold, NAPE stood
  • After July 1, 2020 over eight thousand Nebraska state workers will have more money in their pockets. The 2019-2021 labor contract with the State of
  • Our union fights to protect the rights of State of Nebraska workers through our negotiated grievance process. The grievance process is the way in which
  • NAPE member Mike Andrews started his new job as a DMV Licensing Services Examiner I on November 21, 2019.  Mike successfully completed his initial probationary
  • One of the most important functions of NAPE is to bargain with the State of Nebraska on behalf of thousands of workers who keep the
  • If you missed our webinar on June 16 regarding returning to work, working from home, and upcoming contract negotiations, you can watch it here. The
  • The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has not slowed down NAPE efforts to enforce our contract and to advocate for our member rights. NAPE members have filed
  • In September 2018, NAPE began a reorganization in order to transform our union into a strong, active, member driven organization. We have an entirely new
  • Meet Organizer Reed Underwood! Reed joins NAPE having recently completed a master’s degree in Education Studies at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. While at UNL,
  • 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
  • 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