Join, Serve, Lead: Fight for a better contract!

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Hundreds of NAPE covered employees attended meetings around the state in October to share their priorities for contract negotiations. NAPE leaders also discussed ways for you to get involved in our fight for better wages, benefits, and working conditions. We will continue to organize and prepare with our plan called “Join, Serve, Lead”. If you […]

What if it isn’t safe to get to work?

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As long as state government is open, employees are expected to report to work. Each agency has a serve weather policy, and you should consult that policy when making decisions. Agencies are advised by DAS Employee Relations to be as flexible as possible regarding severe weather. If you do not feel safe driving or otherwise […]

NAPE Elects New Officers

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On August 25, 2019 delegates to the NAPE Biennial Convention held in Lincoln elected new officers to lead our union, including five women!  The new NAPE Chairperson is Deb Strudl. Deb is a 34 year veteran of the Department of Health and Human Services. She is an Adult Protective Services Specialist and works out of […]

Delegate Assembly Recap

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The Delegate Assembly kicked off on Friday, August 23 with a meeting for younger and newer NAPE members called NAPE’s Next Wave. Over twenty young NAPE members attended and we discussed ways that we will involve and recruit new younger members to our union. The Delegates then had a welcome reception at the Cornhusker Marriott […]

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 […]