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Monday, May 20, 2013 - 4:13pm
WASHINGTON (May 14, 2013) — J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, today issued the following statement in reaction to the Department of Defense’s plan to furlough civilian federal employees. “...
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:53pm
Services, Defense agencies have enough flexibility to avoid disruptive furloughs The American Federation of Government Employees is calling on the Department of Defense to do the right thing for its employees and the country by cancelling the planned...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 3:20pm
DEFCON needs your help to fight back against the Pentagon's heavy handed policies on furloughs and firings of temporary and term employees.We need you to ask your representative to sign on to a letter written by Rep. Adam Smith, who is the ranking member...
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 10:15am
This is where we will be posting detailed information from the Department of Defense, the services and DoD agencies on sequestration and planned civilian employee furloughs. Entries are posted as new information becomes available. Actual documents...
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 9:30am
Update, March 11: Two documents have been added related to the conversion of civilian jobs to military personnel. One is a summary of rules that bar the Department of Defense from converting civilian functions to military performance solely because of...
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 4:33pm
WASHINGTON (Feb. 22, 2013) – The Department of the Army issued a state-by-state analysis of its plans to implement spending cuts under sequestration. The proposed implementation plan would impose furloughs on hundreds of thousands of federal...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (Feb. 20, 2013) – American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement regarding the Department of Defense’s announced plan to furlough civilian employees: The Department of...
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 1:11pm
The Department of Defense’s Jan. 10 directive on handling current budgetary uncertainties reveals the unapologetic bias of the department in favor of contractors, regardless of cost, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David...
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 9:32am
The Defense Department has ordered the services and defense agencies to freeze civilian hiring, reduce base operating funding and curtail a range of spending in such areas as facilities maintenance, travel, training, conferences and administrative...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 9:58am
The information below is based largely on a briefing by Robert Hale, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer at the Department of Defense, given at a Government Executive event on 9/25/2012. Without consideration of...