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VA to Kick off Privatization Process in June

April 15, 2019

The Department of Veterans Affairs is set to implement a new privatization program in June that will eventually lead to an irreversible dismantling of the VA health care system as more veterans are sent to for-profit doctors and more VA medical facilities are starved for resources.

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Categories: VA , The Insider

AFGE Members at VA Win Major Arbitration in Another Blow to Union-Busting Administration

September 04, 2018

The Trump administration was delivered another blow against its attempts to undo our apolitical civil service system and dismantle unions across the country. In a recent decision by an independent arbitrator, the Department of Veterans Affairs was found to be in violation of the existing Master Agreement between the VA and AFGE by improperly implementing the VA Accountability Act.

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Administration’s New Policy for VA Will Cost Taxpayers Big Bucks

August 27, 2018

Taxpayers like us are on the hook for the cost of lawsuits, as a result of the administration’s decision to eliminate the Department of Veterans Affairs’ process allowing health care professionals and unions to correct management’s errors and resolve issues at lower levels.

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Happy 88th Birthday, VA!

July 16, 2018

Since its creation in 1930, the VA has been a world-class organization, providing health care and life-changing benefits to millions of veterans across the country. The VA is also home to medical breakthroughs, inventions, and Nobel Prize laureates. VA’s tremendous research and partnerships with academic institutions have far-reaching impact and have transformed the world of medicine. This kind of success is due in no small part to dedicated VA employees – 1 in 3 are veterans themselves.

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