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These 3 Legislative Victories Prove We Are Stronger Together

September 22, 2017

Special interests’ and their allies in Congress’ attacks on federal employees’ pay, benefits, and rights were relentless the past few weeks, but they couldn’t match the will and activism of AFGE members who bombarded Congress with calls, letters, and visits to their lawmakers. The results? These three major legislative victories that protect the civil service, jobs, and taxpayer dollars.

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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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7 Highlights from the APALA Convention

September 08, 2017

Nearly 650 people from dozens of unions and community partners recently gathered in Anaheim, California, to attend the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO (APALA)’s convention and celebrate its 25th anniversary. This year the convention’s theme “25 Years of Resistance: Organize & Fight” emphasized APALA’s rejection of racism and the anti-worker position.

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OMB Directs Agencies to Use Taxpayer Dollars to Help Fatten Pockets of CEOs

August 25, 2017

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney is directing agencies to prioritize their research and development funds for basic early-stage research that could be used by companies for product and service development. These corporations, including pharmaceutical companies that rake in billions in profits every year, need taxpayers to fund early-stage research because this kind of research is expensive.

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