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The AFGE Communications Contest is Back

March 20, 2015

Every three years, AFGE members come together to reaffirm our commitment to building a better future for government employees during our national convention. We also take a moment to look back on the work we’ve done and how it has impacted not just other AFGE members, but every American that our members serve. It’s a unique moment to remember our history and look to the future.

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AFGE Denounces House, Senate Budget Proposals

March 20, 2015

Both the Senate and House budgets for fiscal 2016 would require federal employees to contribute substantially more of their wages toward their retirement without getting any additional benefits in return. This would result in a 6% cut in salary for most current employees.

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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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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

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