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Another Union Win: OPM Orders Agencies to Comply with Court Ruling on Executive Orders

September 04, 2018

As a direct result of our union’s leadership in the lawsuit against three union-busting, democracy-busting executive orders, and the resulting injunction we won in court, the Office of Personnel Management has ordered agencies to comply with the judge’s ruling and restore employees’ legal right to representation.

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AFGE Members at VA Win Major Arbitration in Another Blow to Union-Busting Administration

September 04, 2018

The Trump administration was delivered another blow against its attempts to undo our apolitical civil service system and dismantle unions across the country. In a recent decision by an independent arbitrator, the Department of Veterans Affairs was found to be in violation of the existing Master Agreement between the VA and AFGE by improperly implementing the VA Accountability Act.

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OPM Instructs Agencies to Comply With Court Decision on Workforce Executive Orders

August 30, 2018

AFGE is proud to have led the way in this legal victory for federal employees and the unions that represent them. We are continually resolved in our conviction to protect and preserve critical government services and functions for all Americans. We will not let up this fight until all federal employees are given the workplace protections and conditions they deserve.

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Huge Win for Our Union! Court Strikes Down Anti-Worker Executive Order

August 27, 2018

AFGE led the legal fight that struck back against the Administration’s executive orders- and won! In a landmark decision, a federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated laws providing checks and balances in the federal government by attempting to deny more than 2 million federal workers their legal right to representation.

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Administration’s New Policy for VA Will Cost Taxpayers Big Bucks

August 27, 2018

Taxpayers like us are on the hook for the cost of lawsuits, as a result of the administration’s decision to eliminate the Department of Veterans Affairs’ process allowing health care professionals and unions to correct management’s errors and resolve issues at lower levels.

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J. David Cox Sr., Everett Kelley, Jeremy Lannan Elected National Officers

August 20, 2018

More than 1,560 delegates from 533 locals attended the convention to cast their votes, and the results are in. National President J. David Cox Sr. returns to office for another three-year term. Delegates also elected District 5 National Vice President Everett Kelley to the office of National Secretary-Treasurer, and Jeremy Lannan to the office of National Vice President for Women and Fair Practices – both for three-year terms as well.

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