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IRS worker union will get new chief

IRS worker union will get new chief


The Nationwide Treasury Staff Union, whose members embody Inner Income Service brokers and income officers, elected Doreen Greenwald, a longtime federal worker and native union chief as the subsequent nationwide president.

Greenwald, 57, will substitute outgoing NTEU nationwide president Tony Reardon, who’s retiring. She has been nationwide govt vice chairman of the NTEU since 2021 and was unopposed within the election for nationwide president. The transfer comes at a time when the IRS is present process main adjustments because of an infusion of additional funding from final yr’s Inflation Discount Act and with a brand new IRS commissioner, Daniel Werfel, who not too long ago took the helm of the company.

“I do know firsthand the challenges NTEU members face every single day, the good thing about NTEU within the office and the battle it is going to take to make sure our union stays robust and our members are handled with the dignity and respect they’ve earned and deserve,” Greenwald mentioned in an announcement Tuesday.   

The Inner Income Service headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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Greenwald labored for the IRS in her residence state of Wisconsin, together with 21 years as a income officer. She joined the union in 1985 and rose via the ranks of her native chapter to grow to be president, a put up she held for 14 years. She has quite a lot of expertise negotiating nationwide collective bargaining agreements between the union and the IRS, recruiting new members and representing IRS staff throughout Wisconsin. 

After retiring from the IRS, she moved to Washington in 2020 to hitch the union’s workers as particular assistant to the nationwide president, the place she led the union’s COVID-19 response group and labored with chapter leaders from completely different federal businesses.  

Delegates to the NTEU’s nationwide conference in Detroit additionally elected Customs and Border Safety officer Anand Muni as nationwide govt vice chairman on Tuesday. Muni, 44, has been a member of the union since 2009 and is now in his third time period as president of the Oakland/San Francisco chapter. Each Greenwald and Muni might be sworn into workplace on Aug. 10 and had been elected to four-year phrases. The NTEU represents staff in 34 federal businesses and places of work, not simply the IRS, Treasury and CBP.

 “Anand and I share a imaginative and prescient for NTEU that acknowledges our members in all 34 businesses and can guarantee they’ve formidable illustration within the office, within the courts, on the bargaining desk and on Capitol Hill,” Greenwald mentioned in an announcement. “All of their voices might be heard.”  



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