Listen now! AFGE responds to Social Security Administration's reduced office hours on "Inside Government"

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for the union's response to reduced office hours at the Social Security Administration (SSA). The show, which originally aired on Friday, Oct. 19, is now available on demand.

AFGE National Council of SSA Field Operations Locals President Witold Skwierczynski discussed the public impact of SSA's reduced office hours and addressed ways to improve the long-term solvency of Social Security.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., then detailed the danger of cutting public services while Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., suggested ideas to spark the U.S. manufacturing sector.

Lastly, Consumer Product Safety Commission spokeswoman Nikki Fleming discussed the agency's efforts to ensure safe consumer products for the public.

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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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