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Social Security Turns 85

August 17, 2020

Social Security turns 85 on Friday, Aug. 14. Since its creation, the program has helped Americans live with financial security and dignity. Social Security keeps 22 million Americans out of poverty, and all workers at the Social Security Administration help ensure the program is available for generations to come.

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Protect SSA Employees and Protect Your Social Security Benefits

August 05, 2019

Eighty-four years ago, on Aug. 14, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the Social Security Act as a safeguard "against the hazards and vicissitudes of life." This historic law created what would become the life line for many Americans and one of the most popular social insurance programs in the country.

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America Before Social Security

August 06, 2018

Eighty-three years ago, on Aug. 14, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the Social Security Act as a safeguard "against the hazards and vicissitudes of life." Today, Social Security single-handedly keeps 22 million Americans out of poverty. We are better off today because generations before us demanded that our government do something to save us from poverty as we enter old age.

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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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