Investing in Training & Communication Tools

Although technology and organizing tools have been revolutionized over the last 20 years, one fact holds true: the best way to grow our union is through personal connection. That's why AFGE is investing in new tools and strategies to make it easier for our members to connect with their coworkers. Our members attended dozens of trainings, workshops and on-the-ground activities that strengthened the foundation of our federation. Our outreach to local and national media has brought your message from coast to coast and around the world. 

AFGE District 14 National President Eric Bunn welcomed participants to his the first ever District 14 University.

AFGE members who work at Department of Defense depots and arsenals across the country gathered in Phoenix, Ariz., to attend the annual DoD Maintenance Symposium.

AFGE young worker activists Crystal Griffin (left) and Kellie Mersereau-Hummel (right) met up with AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler (center) during the Next Up Young Worker Summit.

Office of Electronic Services and Strategic Information, DITI Executive Assistant Patrick Caple, AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer Eugene Hudson Jr. and SSA office of Appellate Operations’ Congressional and Public Affairs Branch Chief Ralph Smith were honored at AFGE SSA Local 3615’s black history month celebration. 

More than 100 participants took part in the first ever District 14 University.

AFGE VA Local 548 President Tatishka Musgrove (center) poses with VA Secretary Bob McDonald (left) and AFGE National VA Council President Alma Lee (right) with her award from the Office of Resolution Management regarding her work with alternative dispute resolution. 

Federal employees hold a demonstration at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System facility in San Juan, Puerto Rico to shed light on the culture of retaliation and need for improved working conditions at the facility.

AFGE activists rally outside of the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office to protest the culture of retaliation and the firing of AFGE Local 1594 Executive Vice President Javier Soto.

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