Master Agreement (aka "collective bargaining agreement, "CBA", or "contract")
  Agreement Between Passport Services, 
U.S. Department of State, 
    and the
National Federation of Federal Employees - Local 1998,
Federal District 1, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO

Effective July 20, 2009 

Revised August 25, 200
   
Click here for Word Document Version of Master Agreement 
   
Click here for PDF Version of Master Agreement 
   
See below for Web version of Contract (to be added) 

 
 
 
Prior contracts (no longer in effect) 
Prior to the July 20, 2009 CBA, NFFE Local 1998 and Passport Services Management negotiated 5 previous CBA's, effective on: June 8, 1983; March 11, 1985; June 4, 1986; September 23, 1991; and July 3, 2001. 
July 3, 2001 CBA  September 23, 1991 CBA June 4, 1986 CBA
 
March 11, 1985 CBA
 

July 3, 2001 CBA
 
Art.    Title

  1. PREAMBLE

  2. RECOGNITION AND UNIT DESIGNATION
  3. DEFINITIONS
  4. UNION/MANAGEMENT COOPERATION AGREEMENT
  5. MANAGEMENT RIGHTS
  6. EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
  7. UNION RIGHTS AND REPRESENTATION (See February 10, 2005 Amendment
  8. USE OF OFFICIAL FACILITIES AND SERVICES (See February 8, 2005 Amendment
  9. VOLUNTARY ALLOTMENT OF UNION DUES (See February 8, 2005 Amendment
  10. ORIENTATION OF NEW EMPLOYEES
  11. LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS TRAINING
  12. NEGOTIATIONS
  13. TRAINING
  14. POSITION DESCRIPTIONS
  15. MERIT SYSTEM, PROMOTION, AND DETAIL
  16. UPWARD MOBILITY
  17. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
  18. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND EVALUATION
  19. EMPLOYEE AWARDS & RECOGNITION
  20. GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
  21. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
  22. ARBITRATION
  23. ACTIONS BASED ON UNACCEPTABLE PERFORMANCE
  24. DISCIPLINARY AND ADVERSE ACTIONS
  25. STANDARD WORKWEEK AND HOURS OF WORK
  26. FLEXITOUR AND OTHER ALTERNATE WORK SCHEDULES (See February 8, 2005 Amendment) (See May 22, 2008 Amendment
  27. DUTY OFFICER PROGRAM
  28. OVERTIME
  29. PREMIUM PAY (See February 11, 2005 Amendment
  30. SEASONALS
  31. LEAVE
  32. SAFETY, HEALTH AND SECURITY
  33. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
  34. DRUG FREE WORKPLACE PLAN
  35. CONTRACTING OUT OF WORK
  36. REDUCTION-IN-FORCE/OUTPLACEMENT
  37. DURATION AND EXTENT OF AGREEMENT
  38. SECOND SHIFT AND NIGHT SHIFT (This article is an amendment to the CBA, effective May 22, 2008 - found on pages 4-6 of the PDF) 
    Appendix A Flexiplace Agreement (See February 8, 2005 Amendment)
    Appendix B Opinion: Adjudication Is An "Inherently Governmental Function"