August 10, 2020
Corporate interests are pushing policy makers to abolish OPM and contract out the agency’s important personnel functions.
AFGE discovered an error for the AFGE benefits telephone number on the temporary membership card offered to members through the AFGE website. The correct benefits line number is 888-844-AFGE (2343). The number has been corrected on the temporary online membership card.
Permanent membership cards sent through the mail do NOT contain an error. Only if you have printed a temporary card from the AFGE website, please discard it. You may reprint a temporary card or request a permanent card by going to www.afge.org, logging in, and visiting MyProfile. We apologize for the inconvenience.
House lawmakers approved a measure preventing the Trump administration from implementing a proposed rule that would make it harder for federal employees to successfully challenge workplace discrimination.
According to AFGE’s internal survey, 3 out of every 4 VA staff have directly experienced racism at work and 65% of VA staff believe racism makes their job harder.