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Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 10:12am
WHY YOU SHOULD GET INVOLVED IN FIGHTING BACK AGAINST A SENATE PROVISION TO CUT 20,000-40,000 CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES THROUGH 2017 This is an arbitrary and punitive cut in civilian personnel—lifted straight out of anti-federal employee legislation—which will...
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 11:43am
On June 18, AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox was named co-chair of the AFL-CIO's Union Veterans Council.This council is comprised of labor leaders and union activists who work together in support of veterans’ issues, with the...
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 2:20pm
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 10:23am
Updated June 1, 2012: The Army is about to fire about 40 veterans who work as security guards at the largest military port in the world -- Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, just south of Wilmington, North Carolina. These veterans have served with...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 9:28am
"This material is related to legislation and internal union activity. You MAY copy this using union funds or using union equipment, when not on duty or not on official time. It may be distributed during lunch and learns, and other union events, held when...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 3:24pm
The Office of Management and Budget issued a memo to the heads of executive departments and agencies on May 11, ordering them to curtail spending on travel, conferences, vehicle replacements and building purchases.Beginning in fiscal 2013, each agency...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 5:06pm
26 Senate members sign letter to Defense secretary urging end to arbitrary cap WASHINGTON (April 25, 2012) – The American Federation of Government Employees today applauded the 26 Senate members who sent a letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta asking...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 10:53am
Last month, AFGE activists successfully encouraged 131 House members to deliver a letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in support of civilian employees within the Department of Defense. Now, AFGE activisits are asking Senators to show the same level...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 10:47am
In a precedent-setting decision, the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) last week sided with AFGE and overturned an indefinite suspension of an accounting technician with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) in Cleveland, Ohio. The agency...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 12:11pm
131 House members sign letter to Defense secretary urging end to artificial cap WASHINGTON (March 27, 2012) – The American Federation of Government Employees today applauded the 131 House members who sent a letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta asking...