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How to Sign up 100 E-Dues Members in 36 Hours

August 26, 2019

AFGE Local 420 at the United States Penitentiary Hazelton in West Virginia had zero E-Dues members on Aug. 13. Upon switching to AFGE E-Dues, the local signed up a whopping 70 E-Dues members in 24 hours. The number went UP to 100 just 12 hours later – an amazing feat by any standard.

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Categories: BOP, The Insider, E-Dues

Housing Detainees in Overcrowded Prisons Poses Health Risks

July 09, 2018

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has already been under a huge strain since President Trump took office, following the misguided hiring freeze, budget cuts, and staffing reductions. Now, the men and women who safeguard these prisons are being asked to oversee 1,600 detainees in five federal prisons - posing severe health and safety risks to correctional officers, detainees, inmates, and the surrounding communities.

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