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Here’s What Happened When AFGE Attended the AFL-CIO Convention

November 06, 2017

AFGE members and leaders came out in number for the AFL-CIO convention in St. Louis last month. This year, AFGE was featured prominently as the union that has seen an increase of membership for 25 consecutive years despite challenges and attacks on many fronts. AFGE members have shown that when we band together, our voice is stronger and we can accomplish great things. Here’s a recap of AFGE’s presence at the AFL-CIO convention.

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"Activism is at an All-Time High" Interview with President J. David Cox Sr.

September 29, 2017

J. David Cox Sr. has served as national president of the American Federation of Government Employees since 2012 and was the union’s secretary-treasurer for six years prior. AFGE, an AFL-CIO affiliate, represents 700,000 employees across 14 federal agencies with 310,000 active members. Cox, a former nurse in the Veterans Affairs Department, spoke with National Journal's Alex Clearfield about the federal workforce and why President Trump is “Bush on steroids.”

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Introductory Stewards Training Now Online

September 15, 2017

Attention AFGE stewards: you can now complete introductory stewards training online! Online Essentials is a fully online self-paced training available in our new learning management system (LMS), called AFGE Learn. Complete the eight interactive modules and quizzes to earn your badge for Worksite Representation: Stewards Essentials

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