WASHINGTON – The American Federation of Government Employees has outlined its top priorities for lawmakers to include in the fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act.
The union’s priority issues include issues affecting civilian employees at the Department of Defense as well as at other agencies, including the Transportation Security Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs, and governmentwide.
“The NDAA is a key legislative vehicle for reforms and initiatives that improve the lives of civilian workers across the federal government, and we look forward to working with lawmakers from the House and Senate to ensure our top priorities are included in next year’s bill,” AFGE National President Everett Kelley said.
AFGE’s priorities are detailed in a Feb. 8 letter to leadership on the House and Senate Armed Services committees. The key issues identified by the union for inclusion in the fiscal 2023 NDAA are: