WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for member stories from the front lines of federal service. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Sept. 6, is now available on demand.
Bobby Newsome, executive vice president of Transportation Security Administration Local 778, discussed efforts to enforce the union's contract with TSA and the dedication of TSOs protecting the flying public.
Council of Prison Locals North Central Regional Fair Practices Coordinator Sandy Parr then shed light on discrimination and retaliation concerns in the Bureau of Prisons and the dangers BOP workers face in the workplace.
Marva Newell, women's coordinator and a steward for Department of Veterans Affairs Local 2241, addressed the special medical needs of veterans returning home from combat and the importance of properly staffing and funding the VA.
Lastly, National Council of Social Security Administration Field Operations Locals Regional Vice President David Sheagley discussed morale at SSA field offices throughout the country.
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