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Join Us This Friday for a Help Room and a Rally!

Join Us This Friday for a Help Room and a Rally!

Final RALLY IN SUPPORT OF NASA WORKERS (1)   Unfortunately, it looks like the shutdown is dragging on.  Congress has...

Outside Work During the Shutdown

Outside Work During the Shutdown

Here is the official NASA document for the kinds of work we can do under this shutdown:   https://nasapeople.nasa.gov/shutdown/Seeking%20Outside%20Employment%20during%20a%20Shutdown.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0xBGDSQfoqJjg38RwBY1bQkhZFsCTnuz-7cn4mWKZdanxtbhUWbkdqJbA The short...

Questions About Our Health Benefits During the Furlough

Questions About Our Health Benefits During the Furlough

We are getting lots of questions about our benefits.  The -good- news is, we are covered as far as our...

Some Resources for Furloughed Employees:  Mortgage and Phone

Some Resources for Furloughed Employees: Mortgage and Phone

Many mortgage lenders have a program for furloughed employees.  Please check with yours! https://www.bankrate.com/mortgages/government-shutdown-lender-assistance/ Wireless providers: Verizon: The company announced...

New Guidance from OPM on Benefits and Back Pay for Furloughed Employees

New Guidance from OPM on Benefits and Back Pay for Furloughed Employees

OPM has posted a new fact sheet on our benefits and pay during the furlough: https://chcoc.gov/content/fact-sheet-pay-and-benefits-information-employees-affected-lapse-appropriations?fbclid=IwAR3qBRwWEnWn6FFIXHjqAcLpY89XRL8BaL5ytBtTrnBIQqvkiHqwcbHk33g The good news is...

Your Action Requested

Your Action Requested

Hello AFEU Members, There are two activities that AFEU is requesting your participation in, tomorrow, Thursday, January 10, 2019. AFEU Help...

Shutdown Stories

Shutdown Stories

Hello AFEU Members, AFEU and our parent organization, IFPTE, would like to hear your Shutdown Stories. How is this shutdown...

Emergency Loans through Menlo Survey Federal Credit Union (MSFCU)

Emergency Loans through Menlo Survey Federal Credit Union (MSFCU)

AFEU has worked for several years with Menlo Survey Federal Credit Union (MSFCU, https://www.menlosurveyfcu.com/), USGS’s credit union, to allow NASA employees...

How to File for Unemployment Insurance During the Furlough

How to File for Unemployment Insurance During the Furlough

At this point, it is clear that our next paycheck will be late if it comes at all. IFPTE is...

Today’s presidential executive order

Today’s presidential executive order

Hi all, I read in the news this morning that our president has just signed an executive order to not...