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Listen now! Efforts to end workplace discrimination addressed on "Inside Government"

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn about the union's efforts to end workplace discrimination. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Sept. 20, is now available on demand.

John Garvey, president of AFGE General Services Administration Local 2275, discussed efforts to end workplace discrimination throughout the federal government.

But first, newly elected Council of Prison Locals President Eric Young shared his top priorities going forward and addressed the challenges correctional workers face in the Bureau of Prisons.

Ivan Weich, AFGE District 11 national fair practices and affirmative action coordinator, then responded to a proposal to lay off 22 workers at the Columbia Basin Job Corps in Moses Lake, Wash.

Lastly, AFGE Department of Veterans Affairs Local 1988 Executive Vice President Geddes Scott shared his concerns with inadequate VA staffing levels and the impact 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 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



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