• Article 10 D

    Article 10 D - If the Agency does not respond to an employee's request for outside employment within 8 calendar days from receipt, the employee may assume there is no objection and begin the outside employment or self-employment. Volunteer activities are not considered outside employment.
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  • Article 14 A

    Article 14 A - Annual leave is a right of the employee and not a privilege. Consistent with the needs of the Agency, annual leave which is requested in advance will be approved.
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  • Article 14 A1

    Article 14 A - It is the supervisors responsibility, in consultation with the employee, to schedule annual leave in order that the leave will not be forfeited.
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  • Article 14 H

    Article 14 H - Employees are not required to submit a form SF-71 for sick leave periods of not more than three consecutive workdays. For sick leave in excess of three days, the employee may be required to provide a medical certificate or a statement of the nature of the illlness.
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  • 1 The Green Line Debuts on the Radio with Donald Trump as First Guest
  • 2 NBPC Launches Radio Version of The Green Line Podcast
  • 3 Thank You to Chief Vitiello
  • 4 Recent Actions by CBP Nurses in DOL OWCP cases have come into question.
  • 5 Lost Wages Related to OWCP Cases
  • 6 Border Patrol agent Killed in Vehicle Accident
  • 7 NBPC Statement on Colorado Primary
  • The Green Line Debuts on the Radio with Donald Trump as First Guest

    The National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) is honored to announce Donald Trump as the inaugural guest on the radio debut of The Green Line. Mr. Trump, the Republican Party’s presumptive Presidential nominee, will discuss border security with our hosts, Shawn Moran and Thane Gallagher. The Green Line airs Sunday, May 15th 2016, at 7am (PST) on KVOI The Voice 1030 AM. It can also be streamed live on KVOI.com.

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  • NBPC Launches Radio Version of The Green Line Podcast

    The National Border Patrol Council announces its highly successful podcast “The Green Line” will take to the airwaves on May 15th, 2016. The podcast, with more than 700,000 downloads, will be broadcasting on 1030 KVOI The Voice which is a conservative talk radio station in Tucson, Arizona. In keeping with The Green Line podcasts, the radio show will continue to feature high-level politicos and agency officials, while offering an unapologetically conservative voice on the issues surrounding the security of our borders, our families, and our nation. The Green Line is America’s only radio show and podcast produced and hosted by active duty law enforcement officers.

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  • Thank You to Chief Vitiello

    The National Border Patrol Council would like to thank Chief Vitiello for all the hard work he's done for and on behalf of the Agents and Agency. Understanding that there was a need for a stable life outside of work and recognizing best practices within the industry, Chief Vitiello, even though he faced opposition, decided to provide a stable work and home life for agents by agreeing to a Bid-For-Shift MOU for all of the Texas Border Patrol Sectors - El Paso, Big Bend, Del Rio, Laredo, and the Rio Grande Valley.

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  • Recent Actions by CBP Nurses in DOL OWCP cases have come into question.

    Do you have to work with an OWCP or CBP Nurse, if you are injured on the job and have an OWCP claim?

    Recent actions by CBP nurses, in Injured Employees DOL OWCP cases, have come into question.

    Many injured employees may find a contracted nursing service heavily involved in their workers' compensation claim. Injured workers often have questions about the scope and roles of the contracted nurses. Below you will find a description and discussion of the two types of nurses that may be assigned to a claim, OWCP contracted nurses, and employing agency contracted nurses. Each has their own unique role in the return to work effort.

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  • Lost Wages Related to OWCP Cases

    The NBPC has been made aware that injured employees may have been improperly paid for absences under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA). If you received payment due to work injury related absences, change of position due to the injury, or a scheduled award, you may have been paid improperly. In cases seen so far, payments failed to properly calculate shift and other premiums including night differential, Sunday pay, Sunday night differential, Holiday pay and AUO/BPAPRA. This could be a substantial amount of unpaid money due to injured employees. Lost wages can be claimed even if you are retired, separated from Service, or have changed positions. There is no time limit to request correction and payment of lost wages.

    If you are a bargaining unit member and believe that you have been paid improperly under the FECA for any amount of compensable time, please contact Jonathan Perkins (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). In your email, you must provide:

    • OWCP case number
    • Date of injury
    • Date of birth
    • PDF of Earnings and Leave Statements from the date of injury back 12 months
    • Dates/time missed from work due to the injury
    • if you have your pay stubs from DOL OWCP that would be beneficial as well).

    Upon review, if it is determined that you were paid improperly, step by step instructions and a template memo can be provided to support your claim.

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  • Border Patrol agent Killed in Vehicle Accident

    It is with a heavy heart, and deep sadness, that we report the loss of one of our Border Patrol agents. This agent was stationed in the Big Bend Sector and was killed in an automobile accident early this morning. Our thoughts and prayer are with his family.

    This tragedy is a reminder that danger often accompanies this profession we have chosen. We hope his family can find comfort in knowing he kept our nation and our communities safe. Please remember him in your prayers and hug your family a little tighter tonight, as we never know when our end of shift could come.

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  • NBPC Statement on Colorado Primary

    In our March 30th endorsement statement of Donald J. Trump, we, the National Border Patrol Council called upon the American people to stand with border patrol agents in support of Mr. Trump and his pledge to end illegal immigration. We fully expected that the will of the American electorate, whatever they decided in this primary, would be upheld. It is now clear that voters are being disenfranchised in order to protect established interests.

    With the cancelation of the election in Colorado, question voters need to be asking, is “Does the party work for the people or do people work for the party?” The Republican Party has found a brand new to demonstrate that voice of the people will only be heard if it can be controlled. Once again, the will of the public - who have pleaded for immigration enforcement - is being overridden by special interests with agendas. We see the same thing happening across the country, where delegates won by Mr. Trump - through a popular recorded vote - have made secret arrangements to support other candidates, thwarting the will of the millions of voters they collectively are supposed to represent. This is insidious.

    I am calling today on the Republican Party to promise free, fair and open elections in America. All candidates should join in this demand. Elections should mean that the people - not party insiders - choose the nominee. We will never secure our immigration system unless the raw will of the American people is imposed through the ballot box. Clearly, politicians and special interests will continue to betray America's interests if they are left to their own devices.

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  • Auburn Police Department (MA)

    May 22, 2016 | 16:03 pm

    Auburn Police Department (MA) Police Officer Ronald Tarentino was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop on Rochdale Street, near Zabelle Avenue, at approximately 12:30 am.An occupant of the vehicle opened fire on...

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  • Phoenix Police Department (AZ)

    May 19, 2016 | 19:12 pm

    Phoenix Police Department (AZ) Police Officer David Glasser succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day after responding to a burglary in progress at a home near the intersection of 51st Avenue and Baseline...

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