Largest Federal Workers Union to Host National Convention
(WASHINGTON)—Hundreds of government workers from across the nation will converge in Atlanta Aug. 7-11 for the American Federation of Government Employees’ 37th National Convention. In addition to business meetings and the election of national officers, delegates will hear from a number of guest speakers, including:
Rep. Jim Marshall (D-Ga.), Monday, Aug. 7, Luncheon
NEA President Reg Weaver, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m.
UMWA President Cecil E. Roberts, Thursday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m.
Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.), Thursday, Aug. 10, Luncheon
AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Linda Chavez-Thompson, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2 p.m.
Media inquiries can be directed to any of the following: AFGE Communications Office (prior to Aug. 5), (202) 639-6419; AFGE Communications Office in Atlanta, 404-460-6831 (Aug. 5-11); Communications Director Enid Doggett (cell), 202-230-2757; Communications Specialist Emily Ryan (cell), 240-481-1358.
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union, representing 700,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.