Next Wave Meeting – Register Here

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Are you a younger or newer state employee? We would love for you to join us on August 23 from 5:30-6:30pm at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln for a meeting of NAPE’s “Next Wave”. NAPE is your union, even if you aren’t a member. The Next Wave mission is to empower and unite younger NAPE/AFSCME […]

Omaha Labor Day Parade

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The Omaha Labor Day Parade is on Monday, September 2 at 10am in downtown Omaha. You are invited to march with NAPE in the labor day parade and show your pride as a state employee. We will pass out candy and show our union spirit. You are welcome to have your family march in the […]

Sick Leave Shenanigans

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What happens when your supervisor approves your sick leave, but then makes you make-up your absence, or find your own replacement? Both of these tactics are prohibited by our NAPE contract. A Staff Care Tech II wasn’t feeling well and called in sick for her Saturday morning shift at the Western Nebraska Veterans’ Home in […]

NAPE’s Next Wave

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Are you a NAPE member under the age of 35? Do you know younger colleagues who are looking to get involved in workplace issues? As part of our biennial convention, NAPE will be hosting an informal gathering of “NAPE’s Next Wave” on Friday, August 23 from 5:30-6:30pm at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln. There will […]

DHHS Wage Theft Victory

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NAPE members at the Fremont Customer Service Center volunteered to work overtime hours to help Nebraskans recover from epic flooding this spring. The workers showed up to work on time, but the supervisor did not show up until 80 minutes later to unlock the building. DHHS told the workers they would not be paid for […]