Tune in now to AFGE’s “Inside Government” for highlights from the union’s Legislative and Grassroots Mobilization Conference. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Feb. 14, is now available on demand.
Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray discussed the importance of labor and management working together.
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Rep. Tom Cole (Okla.) addressed efforts to ensure fairness for all federal government workers while Rep. Chris Van Hollen (Md.) detailed the need to put a face on the work of public servants.
The Rev. Terry Melvin, president of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, then discussed the future of the labor movement and how unions have changed through the years.
Lastly, AFGE Council of Prison Locals Western Regional Vice President Michael Meserve highlighted the launch of the union’s Safe Prisons Project to bring attention to issues facing federal correctional officers. Meserve also discussed staffing and budget concerns in the Bureau of Prisons.
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