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Elected Board Nominations

The elections for the Executive Board for Local 2509 are fast approaching.  As announced at the most recent business meeting on Friday, July 17, 2015, Local 2509 is currently accepting nominations for ALL positions on the Executive Board.  Positions are…

Welcome (Acting) Chief Patrol Agent Shaw

On Wednesday afternoon (7/22/2015), the Local 2509 E-board had a productive meeting with (A)CPA Shaw and his staff.  Topics of discussion ranged from attempting to get new technology in the field in Big Bend Sector, to the agents being the…

July Business Meeting

The next scheduled business meeting for Local 2509 will take place on Friday, July 17, 2015, at the Hampton Inn, Alpine, Texas.  As always, the meeting will start promptly at 6:30 PM, and refreshments will be served. We look forward…

May Business Meeting for Local 2509

Due to training for some of our stewards on May 15th, this month’s meeting will be moved to the fourth Friday of the month.  As always, the meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn, in Alpine, Texas, and the…

FLSA Exemption and AUO Excludability Q & A

National Border Patrol Council FLSA Exemption & AUO Excludability Q&A Q1.      How will the agency’s recent decision to exempt BPA’s from FLSA impact me? A1.      The impact will be financial in the form of a pay reduction (loss of FLSA…

FLSA and AUO Excludability Update

The Union was notified today that effective Pay Period 8 (current pay period covering April 19, 2015 – May 2, 2015), the agency will cease paying FLSA, as they are claiming that OPM has classified BPA’s as FLSA-exempt upon passage…

“Consistency is Better Than Rare Moments of Greatness”

No idea who deserves credit for the title quote, but one thing is certain, they never worked for DHS or CBP. A little over a year ago, (January 2015), Local 2509 re-launched this website, and the first post was in regards to…

Overtime Transition Plan MOU Signed

Yesterday, the NBPC and CBP signed an MOU outlining the Overtime Transition Plan for the Border Patrol.  This plan will get the agency one step closer to the BPAPRA that was recently signed by the President.  Also part of the…

Overtime Transition Plan

Overtime Transition Plan to include Physical Fitness Program, Location Swaps, and Compressed Work Schedules. Please click on the attached press release from the NBPC for more information. Any further information will be disseminated as it is received. Thank you!