NBPC Statement on the full BPAPRA Implementation

On January 29, 2016, Border Patrol agents began receiving the first paychecks under the recently enacted BPAPRA of 2015.

Many members expressed surprise that this paycheck reflected a decrease in their net pay. Fortunately, most members were aware and prepared, as the Union had been talking with members about this for years — ever since the Office of Special Counsel reports demonstrated abuses in claiming AUO throughout the agency. Continue Reading →

Nationwide Swap Program (NWS) Open Period (February 8 – 29)

The USBP Nationwide Swap Program (NWS) will open on February 8, 2016, at 8:00 am (PST) and will close on February 29, 2016, at 4:00 pm (PST).

Employees will have the ability to submit up to 7 locations from a list of available duty stations. There will be no preference of choice. All choices will be considered as a location the employee is willing to move to. All selections are made on the basis of seniority. Continue Reading →