Listen now! AFGE's fight against Social Security cuts discussed on "Inside Government"
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for the latest on the union's fight against Social Security cuts. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Dec. 7, is now available on demand.
AFGE National Council of Social Security Administration Field Operations Locals President Witold Skwierczynski discussed a series of nationwide protests against cuts to Social Security as part of fiscal cliff negotiations. Skwierczynski detailed the impact cuts would have on benefits and services.
Former Clinton White House spokesman Bob Weiner provided additional fiscal cliff analysis, including the impact on cancer research and his reaction to the Republican counteroffer. Weiner also discussed what a potential deal could look like.
Lastly, Bill Fletcher Jr., author of "They're Bankrupting Us!: And 20 Other Myths About Unions," dispelled myths about unions and the labor movement.
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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 FederalNewsRadio.com. 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