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Listen now! AFGE leaders celebrate National Nurses Week on "Inside Government"

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WASHINGTON, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" as the union recognizes federal nurses during National Nurses Week. The show, which originally aired on Friday, May 10, is now available on demand.

AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr., 8th District National Vice President Jane Nygaard, Council of Prison Locals North Central Region Fair Practices Coordinator Sandy Parr and National Veterans Affairs Council National Representative David Mollett participated in a roundtable discussion highlighting National Nurses Week and the challenges nurses face in agencies such as the Department of Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Prisons, Department of Defense and Indian Health Service. The guests also addressed the need for equal treatment of all federal nurses and the impact understaffing and underfunding have on patient care.  

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"Inside Government" is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact federal and D.C. government employees. The show airs each Friday at 10 a.m. on Federal News Radio 1500 AM in Washington, D.C., and online at It is also available to millions of iPod users through Apple's iTunes podcast. "Inside Government" is produced by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the nation's largest federal employee union, representing 670,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.

SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees


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