<!-- Include all unused fields for future use. See for usage. -->The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is an Americanlabor union which represents about 100,000 public employees in the federal government.
Workers in federal agencies had formed craft-based unions on the local level beginning in the early 1880s. Unions representing letter carriers and railway postal clerks won passage in 1888 of federal legislation mandating an eight-hour day for postal workers. In 1898, these two unions—with the support of the Knights of Labor and the American Federation of Labor—pushed for legislation revising federal postal salaries as well. Although the effort was unsuccessful, a union of postal clerks organized in 1900.Mayers, The Federal Service..., 1922.