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Veterans Organizations Defend VA, Bash "Choice" Privatization Plan
Published Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

As Congress and the administration are expanding the use of private, for-profit hospitals under their "Choice" privatization program, veterans groups are making it clear that the program should only be just a temporary fix while Congress invests in a stronger VA. Read More


New EPA Administrator Making EPA Great for Polluters, Bad for Workers
Published Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The controversial administrator of the Environment Protection Agency testified before Congress for the first time since his confirmation, insisting that deep cuts to programs that protect Americans against air, water, and land pollution are needed. Read More


Retirement Cuts
Published Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

You’ve heard that President Trump wants to cut federal pay and retirement. Here’s how he’ll try to do it. Read More


Budget Cuts Will Make Your Next Flight Less Safe
Published Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Under the White House’s 2018 budget proposal, TSA is facing a budget cut of $500 million. Its law enforcement officer reimbursement program would be eliminated altogether. Passengers and employees are vulnerable as there will be no law enforcement officers around if an attack happens. Read More


AFGE Welcomes New National Vice Presidents, Bids Farewell to Retiring NVPs
Published Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

AFGE welcomes Phil Glover, Dan Doyle, and Gregg James as new National Vice Presidents for District 3, 4, and 8 respectively. Glover, Doyle, and James were elected to the positions in May replacing retired NVPs Keith Hill, Joe Flynn, and Jane Nygaard. Read More


7 Things Trump Wants to Privatize
Published Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The Trump administration is expanding its plan to privatize public assets and jobs. Here are seven things they want to privatize right now. Read More


Thank You EPA
Published Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Thank you notes, cake, and cookies. What happened when these activists gathered at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency headquarters to thank EPA workers. Read More


Trump Budget Cuts Veterans’ Disability Benefits to Pay for VA Privatization
Published Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The Trump administration is pulling a reverse Robin Hood, stealing from veterans to funnel money to wealthy private hospital CEOs and special interests. Read More


More and More Federal Employees Are Joining AFGE
Published Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

With a constant threat of a government shutdown, cuts to pay and retirement, attacks on their voice at work and the work they do, federal employees feel they’re not getting the support they need to do their jobs. That’s why more and more federal employees are joining AFGE. Read More


Trump to Eliminate Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Published Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program was created to encourage students of all backgrounds to enter public service and make a difference without the fear of a lifetime of debt. But everything is about to change if the Trump administration gets its way. Read More


#YesGovWorks
Published Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The Trump administration has been trying to find new ways to deconstruct our government, but the American people are not taking it lying down. Read More


Army Cancels Pilot Project to Replace Civilians with Military Personnel
Published Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

After four years, the Army announced it was ending the pilot project that would have harmed military readiness and killed 3,000 jobs at DFAS. Read More


Trump Budget Bleeds Federal Employee Retirement Benefits
Published Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The Trump administration has released its first full budget, and it's bad news for federal employees. See the graphics → Read More


AFGE's First National Training Conference for Leaders and Activists
Published Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

AFGE has launched our first national training conference for leaders and activists to be held in Chicago in July. Come join us!  Read More


Infographic: The Federal Budget Explained
Published Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

What does it take to get the federal budget approved? This infographic explains → Read More