First, study the Legislative Training Powerpoint. Next, have your Local appoint a Legislative Liaison with duties as described in the powerpoint. Send the name and contact information for your Legislative Liaison to the Chair of the Council Legislative Committee.
The Hatch Act has nothing to do with issue advocacy – see Hatch Act information and links. For information on your rights and responsibilities, how to contact your Congressional representatives, and more, check out NFFE's Legislative Action Center.
The Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act was passed in August, 2015. For more information, check out our Temporary Employment Reform page.
The Legislative Committee keeps the Executive Board, and Local Lodges as appropriate, appraised of proposed legislative actions that affect government employees. The Committee also works with Forest Service Council representatives at IAMAW Legislative Conference to ensure that the interests of the Forest Service bargaining unit employees are effectively compiled and communicated.
Please contact the Legislative Committee Chairperson if you have any comments or questions.
|Lisa Wolfe - Chair||509-738-7748 (w)|