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AFGE Denounces VA’s Latest Attack on Workers, Veterans

May 06, 2019

AFGE is denouncing a proposal from President Trump’s Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie that would strip 250,000 employees in the Department of Veterans Affairs of many of the rights and protections they’ve won through collective bargaining. The proposal is clearly an attempt to set VA employees up to fail and pave the way for VA privatization.

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Categories: VA, The Insider

Join AFGE in Celebrating Pride 2019

April 29, 2019

Every June, AFGE celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community during Pride Month to applaud the progress that has been made and to bring awareness to the struggles that still exist to reach equality for our union family. This year, we commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which are widely considered the most important event leading to the modern fight for LGBTQIA+ rights.

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Categories: LGBT, The Insider

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

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