FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 20, 2007
Jason Fornicola
(202) 639-6448

AFGE Communications, Women's and Fair Practices Departments to Be Profiled on "Inside Government"

WASHINGTON— The American Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) Communications and Women’s and Fair Practices (WFP) departments will be featured this week on AFGE’s radio program “Inside Government”. Communications Director Enid Doggett and WFP Program Manager Sherri Bracey will appear to discuss the latest from inside their respective departments, as well as plans to celebrate AFGE’s 75th anniversary in February 2008. Also appearing will be Augusta Thomas, AFGE’s 6th District National Fair Practices and Affirmative Action Coordinator, to discuss recent Equal Employment Opportunity cases in her district. The show will air on Friday, Dec. 21 at 10:00 a.m. ET nationwide on www.federalnewsradio.com and 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area. The program will also be rebroadcast the following week, Dec. 28, at its regularly scheduled time and station.

“Inside Government” is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact all federal and D.C. government employees. In launching “Inside Government”, AFGE became one of the first unions and the only federal workers’ union to have a national broadcast program on the air.

The program, hosted by AFGE Assistant General Counsel Ward Morrow, can be heard Fridays at 10:00 a.m. ET nationally on demand (available anytime) at www.federalnewsradio.com or 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

Programs are archived on the Federal News Radio Web site and can be heard on demand (available anytime) at http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=300. Federal News Radio is one of the most popular online news stations in the country, according to the Baltimore Sun/New York Times Syndicate.

“Inside Government” is also available to more than 70 million iPod users through Apple’s iTunes music download software. The program is available via podcast, located at the following link: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=212048686. Users must install iTunes on their computers before accessing “Inside Government” via podcast.

For more information, please e-mail InsideGovernment@afge.org or go to www.federalnewsradio.com.

Please note there will be a short advertisement prior to the start of the program.

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