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Another Union Win: OPM Orders Agencies to Comply with Court Ruling on Executive Orders

September 04, 2018

As a direct result of our union’s leadership in the lawsuit against three union-busting, democracy-busting executive orders, and the resulting injunction we won in court, the Office of Personnel Management has ordered agencies to comply with the judge’s ruling and restore employees’ legal right to representation.

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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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Huge Win for Our Union! Court Strikes Down Anti-Worker Executive Order

August 27, 2018

AFGE led the legal fight that struck back against the Administration’s executive orders- and won! In a landmark decision, a federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated laws providing checks and balances in the federal government by attempting to deny more than 2 million federal workers their legal right to representation.

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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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AFGE On the Rise: What We've Accomplished Together

August 06, 2018

A lot of things have happened since our last national convention in 2015 – a new administration, hiring freezes, anti-union executive orders – just to name a few. But our list of some of our accomplishments below shows that our union is most powerful when we all stand together to protect our rights and democratic values.

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SSA Management Launches All-Out Attack on Our Union, Employees

July 16, 2018

In yet another example of an irresponsible, undemocratic, unprecedented attempt to wipe out labor unions from the United States, the Trump administration has ordered federal agencies across the country to begin implementing the three controversial executive orders to obstruct our work fighting discrimination, retaliation, and injustices in the federal workplace.

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Union Busting Is a Threat to Our Democracy

July 16, 2018

Our union exists to protect the merit systems, ensure justice, equality, and workers’ voice – all important factors for our government to serve and protect the American people. We make sure researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, and other public servants have the tools and resources they need to do their jobs. But this administration is showing zero leadership in helping them do their jobs better.

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