FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 25, 2008
Jason Fornicola
(202) 639-6448

AFGE's "Bargaining for the Future" Project to Be Featured on "Inside Government"

Categories: Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON—“Bargaining for the Future”, a new guide for the negotiating table created by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), will be featured this week on AFGE’s radio program “Inside Government”. Charlie Bernhardt, a labor relations specialist for AFGE, will discuss the new negotiation guide, how it was created, and what members can expect when it is launched later this summer. Bernhardt will also preview the 30th annual Great Labor Arts Exchange, as well as the Conference on Creative organizing, both to be held June 22 – 24 at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Md. Also get an update from AFGE General Counsel Mark Roth, who will discuss AFGE’s recent efforts at the Bureau of Prisons, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Homeland Security, and Department of Defense. The show will air on Friday, April 25 at 10:00 a.m. ET nationwide on www.federalnewsradio.com and 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

“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.

Thinking about joining AFGE? Visit www.afge.org for more information.

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