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Building a union family one burger at a time

Building a vibrant local means more than signing up new members. It’s also about educating employees about what belonging to the union means for them and showing appreciation to existing members. [more] 9-19-2014

Border Patrol Union Applauds Senate Passage of Pay Reform Bill

AFGE urges swift House approval of bill to provide officers with fair and equitable pay system while reducing payroll costs. [more] 9-19-2014

Shutdown Avoided

House, Senate Approve Short-Term Bill to Fund Government until December [more] 9-19-2014

NVP Thomas Takes Up ALS Challenge

Watch AFGE National Vice President of Women's & Fair Practices August Thomas accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from National President J. David Cox, Sr. [more] 9-17-2014

Hispanic Heritage Month

Each week during Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFGE Women’s and Fair Practices Departments will highlight an influential person, historic event or share fun and interesting facts about the cultures of our Hispanic brothers and sisters. [more] 9-16-2014

Kilmer Announces Bill to Address Issues in Veterans Health Administration Scandal

Rep. Kilmer (WA) joined representatives from veterans’ organizations to discuss the systematic management issues within the Veterans Health Administration and to announce his new legislation to address them. [more] 9-12-2014

Staffing the VA

Secretary McDonald says VA Needs 28,000 New Employees [more] 9-15-2014

The End of Downgrades?

New VA Secretary Seeks to Halt Cruel VA Downgrades [more] 9-12-2014

Courage & Commitment

Read AFGE President J. David Cox's statement on the Sept. 11 anniversary. [more] 9-11-2014

News Archive

Date Article Title Publication
September 10, 2014 New Video: AFGE Rallies to Save Social Security Community Offices Feature Article
September 10, 2014 NST Hudson Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge Feature Article
September 9, 2014 Meet the People Preventing the Next 9/11 Huffington Post Op-Ed
September 8, 2014 Want to Contribute to AFGE PAC? There’s an App for That! Feature Article
September 5, 2014 Challenge Accepted Feature Article
September 5, 2014 Union Plus: AT&T Rebate Program Feature Article
September 4, 2014 AFGE Looks to the Future Feature Article
September 4, 2014 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Feature Article
September 2, 2014 Government Standard: Stand Up 2014 Feature Article
August 28, 2014 We Need Unions Now More Than Ever Feature Article
August 27, 2014 Speaking Out for Federal Workers Feature Article
August 26, 2014 Care about your paycheck? Stand Up and Vote this November Feature Article
August 25, 2014 VA Council Hits 100K Members Feature Article
August 21, 2014 Federal Job Cuts Soar Feature Article
August 14, 2014 On its 79th Birthday, Social Security Plans Retreat from Community-Based Service Feature Article
August 14, 2014 District 3’s First-Ever Strategic Organizing Meeting a Success Feature Article
August 13, 2014 Walking the Line, Part I Feature Article
August 11, 2014 It’s Time to Fully Fund ICE Feature Article
August 11, 2014 AFGE's Election Center is Here Feature Article
August 6, 2014 Honoring Agent Vega
August 4, 2014 AFGE Local Battling 2013 Unpaid Furloughs Feature Article
August 4, 2014 AFGE Stands in Solidarity with APWU to Stop Staples Feature Article
July 30, 2014 I Am AFGE: Suzanne McBride Feature Article
July 25, 2014 AFGE Calls for Public Review of USDA’s Revised Dirty Chicken Rule Feature Article
July 25, 2014 AFGE VA Locals on Mission to Recruit 100,000th Member Feature Article
July 24, 2014 AFGE fights for $10.10 minimum wage for federal workers Feature Article
July 22, 2014 Senate Rejects Cuts to Commissaries in 2015 Feature Article
July 22, 2014 2014 Election Spotlight: Sequestration Feature Article
July 21, 2014 Two Easy Ways You Can Save Our Social Security Feature Article

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