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AFGE Stands with USDA Workers

AFGE supports the more than 100,000 USDA employees across the country who ensure the safety of our food supply, work to improve our health through dietary guidance and nutritional research, grant loans and assistance to farmers, and sustain our farmlands and grasslands to meet the needs of generations to come. Our union is committed to protecting the pay, benefits, and workplace rights you deserve.

What has AFGE done for USDA workers?

  • Fought privatization of federal meat inspection
  • Successfully prevented sequestration-related furloughs
  • Fought the “Filthy Chicken Rule,” a proposal to increase line speeds to 175 carcasses per minute 

Issues

Visit the AFGE at USDA issue page to learn about some of the current issues facing employees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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