Delegate Assembly Nominations Due April 23

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Nominations are now open to serve as delegates to the Biennial NAPE/AFSCME Local 61 Delegate Assembly. The Delegate Assembly is the highest decision making body of the union, and meets in person every other year. The elected delegates are responsible for setting policy goals, adopting resolutions, adopting changes to the bylaws, setting dues, and electing […]

April Members Only Webinars

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Throughout 2021, NAPE is offering a 45 minute monthly webinar for its members. The webinars are designed to teach members about our contract and rights in the workplace, with a new topic introduced each month. Members can click below to register for a webinar below. Webinars are only open to NAPE members. Not a NAPE […]

March Members Only Webinars

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Throughout 2021, NAPE will offer a 45 minute monthly webinar for its members. The webinars are designed to teach members about our contract and rights in the workplace, with a new topic introduced each month. Members can click below to register for a webinar below. Webinars are only open to NAPE members. Not a NAPE […]

Scottsbluff Nurse Supervisor Wins Grievance

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Many state employees are unaware that supervisors are eligible to be NAPE members. The State Employees Collective Bargaining Act allows supervisors (employees with a job classification that starts with “V”) to be members of the union, even if they supervise and manage other employees. The law does not allow supervisors to work under the NAPE […]

February Legislative Update

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The Nebraska Legislature is back in session, and NAPE is keeping close track of bills that may affect state employees. Here are some to take note of: LB 213 would require an “efficiency review” of state agencies by an outside contractor at an estimated annual cost of $4 million. Executive Director Justin Hubly testified in […]

February Members Only Webinars

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Throughout 2021, NAPE will offer a 45 minute monthly webinar for its members. The webinars are designed to teach members about our contract and rights in the workplace, with a new topic introduced each month. Members can click below to register for a webinar below. Webinars are only open to NAPE members. Not a NAPE […]

Emergency COVID Leave Expires

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In March 2020, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA provided 80 hours of emergency paid sick leave for state employees who had COVID-19 or needed to quarantine. Additionally, the FFCRA allowed for access to Emergency Family Medical Leave (eFMLA) for state employees that […]