“I don’t know if you saw the news the other day, but the USDA moved two offices out of Washington, D.C., I think to Kansas City, Missouri,” Mulvaney… Read more “Mulvaney: Let’s move fed jobs to get rid of workers”
Know your rights training July 16 in Manhattan!
The Federal Workers Coalition of NYC presents a Know-Your-Rights & Workplace Organizing Training for Public Sector Scientists & Engineers. Space is limited at the venue so RSVP… Read more “Know your rights training July 16 in Manhattan!”
Labor Notes: Federal Workers Pivot from Shutdown to Defeat Childcare Cuts
How do you springboard organizing momentum from one issue fight into another? Federal workers in New York City did it when they harnessed members’ energy from a… Read more “Labor Notes: Federal Workers Pivot from Shutdown to Defeat Childcare Cuts”
CNN: “Government shutdown ended after only 10 air traffic controllers stayed home”
CNN reports new details, confirming that a sickout by air traffic controllers, along with continued staffing concerns at TSA, forced President Trump’s hand and broke the shutdown… Read more “CNN: “Government shutdown ended after only 10 air traffic controllers stayed home””
Thank you to our sponsors!
We’re working on our next steps to keep organizing, keeping in mind the government is technically only funded through February 15. In the meantime, we want to… Read more “Thank you to our sponsors!”
Thank you and next steps!
For information on joining AFGE’s lawsuit against the government, click here. You must sign up to be eligible to receive damages, but all federal workers who performed… Read more “Thank you and next steps!”
Support the solidarity event!
Click here to donate! With no end in sight, the government shutdown is forcing hundreds of thousands of federal employees to scramble for support and information. Workers… Read more “Support the solidarity event!”
January 25 Indoor Rally and Solidarity Event
Join fellow locked-out workers at 87 Lafayette for support and solidarity—and figure out what to do next.
Politico: “Trump taps free government labor to execute political agenda”
The recent callbacks focused on immigration enforcement officials, IRS workers, and food and aviation inspectors.
Senior Trump official: “We do not want most employees to return”
On Wednesday President Trump tweeted a Daily Caller article which read, in part, “We do not want most employees to return, because we are working better without… Read more “Senior Trump official: “We do not want most employees to return””
Trump calls back 50,000 to work unpaid
Following a court ruling denying workers demand to be paid for their work, the Trump administration has called back 50,000 previously-furloughed employees to work without pay, the… Read more “Trump calls back 50,000 to work unpaid”
“Paychecks not walls:” Workers rally outside Federal Plaza
Around sixty federal workers and supporters rallied outside 290 Broadway on Wednesday, demanding an end to the shutdown and a return to work. As the shutdown enters… Read more ““Paychecks not walls:” Workers rally outside Federal Plaza”
Judge denies requests for pay from workers affected by shutdown
A federal judge issued an initial ruling against a federal workers union’s lawsuit, “rejecting arguments from labor unions that unpaid work violates labor laws and the Constitution,”… Read more “Judge denies requests for pay from workers affected by shutdown”
NYT: “It’s Time for T.S.A. Workers to Strike”
It is illegal for federal workers to go on strike, call a strike, or assert they have the right to strike. Despite that, the New York Times… Read more “NYT: “It’s Time for T.S.A. Workers to Strike””
Workers Rally: We Want to Work!
On Thursday federal workers rallied in Washington, Philadelphia, Dallas, New Jersey, New York, and across the country. Here in New York, workers chanted, “We want to work!”… Read more “Workers Rally: We Want to Work!”
Rally on Wednesday, January 16
Meet us at 11am at 290 Broadway!
A locked out worker speaks
People are coping as best they can, but with so many colleagues living paycheck to paycheck, the situation is getting dire.
Stay in touch
We’ve started a new web site to help federal workers stay up to date on the Trump lockout, as well as our unions and working conditions in… Read more “Stay in touch”