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Government Tapping into Federal Employee Pensions

March 20, 2015

As the government approaches debt ceiling of $18.1 trillion on Monday, federal employees’ pensions once again are helping to forestall a government funding crisis. The Treasury Department will suspend investments into the trust fund that holds the assets of the federal employees' retirement systems.

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Categories: Retirement

The Beauty of Union Membership

March 20, 2015

Across the country, more and more workers are joining unions – and for good reason. By becoming a member, workers gain representation in work issues, like arbitration and discipline.

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Categories: Labor

More Budget Cuts?

March 16, 2015

The fiscal 2016 House budget plan issued today by Rep. Tom Price attacks millions of working-class Americans by proposing major cuts to their compensation and jobs, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. said.

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Categories: News & Publications

Outsourcing Government

March 13, 2015

Our government and its workforce are there to create safe, thriving communities that benefit everyone. Protecting public safety, protecting food safety, protecting the environment, building mass transportation, providing education, and administering the justice system are some of the necessary functions that can only be adequately provided by a democratically elected government acting in the public interest...

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