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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Welcome to Women's History Month

March 11, 2015

March is recognized as Women’s History Month and AFGE’s Women’s and Fair Practices Departments will again take this opportunity to inform you of a few women - some of them you may know and others you may not - who have done great things and made history.

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Categories: Workers' Rights, Labor

Panel, Pentagon Come after Military Families, Employees

March 05, 2015

The exchanges and commissaries are an earned benefit treasured by military families and an important contributor to their quality of life. The modest cost of providing military families with inexpensive but essential goods and services is almost invisible in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) overall budget.

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Categories: DoD, Pay, Budget

This Bill Will Rob You of Your Retirement

March 04, 2015

In a renewed attempt to scapegoat public service employees for the financial crisis Wall Street created, Rep. Bruce Westerman of Arkansas this week introduced legislation that would amend the federal employee pension system to base their pension on the highest five years of salary, instead of the highest three years.

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Categories: Congress, Pay, Retirement

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