AFGE Election Win in Minneapolis, HUD Council Election

AFGE congratulates officers who have been elected to the AFGE HUD Council 222 earlier this month at the council’s convention:

Holly Salamido, re-elected President of AFGE Council 222

Local 476 President Ashaki Robinson Johns, elected Council 222 Executive Vice President

Local 476 Secretary Kirk Mensah, re-elected as Council 222 Treasurer.

Lorraine Chambers of Fort Worth, TX, re-elected Council 222 Secretary.

AFGE thanks the officers for their hard work and dedication. Their service is important to our members and the American people they serve.

Minneapolis VA Physicians Vote to Join AFGE

Physicians at the VA hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, have voted to join AFGE and become part of the labor movement that stands for good jobs and a voice at work. The new unit, which comprises approximately 180 physicians, will be represented by AFGE Local 3669. Despite obstruction from the VA Human Resources and anti-union emails from individual managers, AFGE prevailed in the election, which took place Aug. 15. Congratulations to all!

Recent AFGE News:

Our Recent Win on Gender Pay Equality at the VA

October 22, 2018

For the last four years, the union representing workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has been fighting for their female physicians to receive equal pay as their male counterparts. And this week, the union filed an appeal with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to overturn prior case law and offer fair compensation for those female physicians under the Equal Pay Act.

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5 Stories that Matter

October 22, 2018

The President demands 5 percent spending cuts from every agency, Federal retirement claims are up, the White House tries to replace Interior Department IG, and more.

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