State Personnel Board Rules in Favor of Scottsbluff DHHS Member

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NAPE Member Veronica DeBlieck is a Social Services Worker at the DHHS Scottsbluff Customer Service Center. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, SSW’s have been assigned mandatory overtime to process the influx of requests for economic assistance. This winter, the mandatory overtime assignments were lifted, and instead, employees were allowed to volunteer for overtime. Looking forward to […]

Omaha DMV Member Wins Overtime Grievance

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This July, the Metro West DMV planned to install a new driver’s licensing system over a weekend. During the workday on the Friday before the installation was planned, DMV supervisors offered one employee the opportunity to help with the installation and work overtime hours. Our NAPE contract provides a negotiated process that must be followed […]

Mid-term Contract Changes Q & A Webinar – November 10

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NAPE will host a webinar for all state employees covered by the NAPE contract on Wednesday, November 10 from 7-8pm central time to answer your questions about recent mid-term contract changes. Topics will include the negotiations process, how wage increases were bargained, wage increases, differentials, overtime, paternity, and more. To participate, please register in advance […]

State College NAPE Members Push For Higher Wages

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NAPE members who work in support staff classifications at Chadron, Peru, and Wayne State Colleges have been organizing and pushing to open mid-term contract negotiations with the State College System to negotiate higher wages. With the recent historic mid-term contract agreement reached between the State of Nebraska and NAPE/AFSCME, NAPE members at the State College […]

Historic Salary Increases Negotiated, All NAPE Members Win!

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Our union negotiations team comprised of Daniel Buchanan (Corrections, Lincoln), Lindsey Eads (Veterans’ Affairs, Kearney), Melissa Haynes (DHHS, Fremont), Jimmy Kazalski (Corrections, Tecumseh), Rich Kerr (DHHS, Beatrice), Brian Koch (Corrections, Lincoln), Barb Pursley (Veterans’ Affairs, Scottsbluff) are excited to announce that they have reached a historic agreement with the State of Nebraska to increase wages […]

NAPE Looks to Add 100 New Stewards in 2022

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The key to any strong, effective union is our steward system. Stewards play an essential role in the day-to-day operations of unions around the world. In a word, stewards are the cornerstone of every union. At NAPE, we’re thankful to have over 100 stewards serving at the various State of Nebraska agencies. These state employees […]

ADA Rights Webinar: October 26

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NAPE members are invited to attend a webinar on Tuesday, October 26 at 7pm central time to learn about your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how the ADA and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) interact when you have to miss work due to a qualifying disability. The webinar will last […]