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Eddie’s campaign features the video, “The People Who Know Eddie Best.”

The short film stars some of the folks who work with Eddie on a day to day basis.

All have known Eddie for years, some knew Eddie before he became Chapter 247 President a decade ago, and one member of the cast is even married to him.

The video depicts what this circle of NTEU activists believes are the most relevant and striking traits that Eddie brings to the leadership of our union. Find out more about Eddie from those who know him best.

Joe Davidson of The Washington Post writes, “Colleen M. Kelley led her National Treasury Employees Union in a close, hard-fought election campaign to represent Transportation security officers. But she lost. Now her critics say that last week’s defeat will be a significant issue in her reelection effort.” Read More→

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The record of the Field Offices—despite the welcome appointment of a new Director at the top—has not improved since Eddie focused attention on the issue in 2007. Diverting resources away from Chapters has persisted as a problem, and there have been no gains in the level of support—or the quality of advice—provided to the rank and file. In 2007, Field personnel were often well-paid but lacking in leadership. That situation has not changed. Read More→

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The incumbent convinced us all that buying the NTEU Headquarters was an excellent investment and a prestigious undertaking. The surprise selling of the property in 2010 was, therefore, a blow to many Chapter Leaders. The justification for the sale was unconvincing to many. Centered in an iconic neighborhood that encompasses the White House, the building was not in danger of losing its long term value. Read More→

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Has NTEU’s current President exaggerated her ability as a Congressional witness? Washington Post columnists have raised this question. Read More→

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Immediately upon the emergence of labor-busting efforts in Wisconsin, Eddie stepped up to defend government workers. He has joined with prominent union leaders and labor supporters in Texas at a number of events to advocate for state and federal employees under attack, and he has rallied Chapter members, who—carrying their NTEU signs high—have increased visibility for NTEU in Texas.

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