Listen now to "Inside Government": AFGE details field mobilization plan to combat sequestration Listen Now! http://www.federalnewsradio.com/216/3348357/AFGE-details-field-mobilization-plan-to-combat-sequestration---June-7-2013
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for details on the union's field mobilization plan. The show, which originally aired on Friday, June 7, is now available on demand.
AFGE Field Mobilization Director Tucker McDonald discussed AFGE's field mobilization plan to fight back against sequestration and federal employee furloughs.
Patrick Russell, president of AFGE's Department of Veterans Affairs Council 259, then detailed efforts to prevent the closure of a VA hospital in Hot Springs, S.D.
Lastly, AFGE Transportation Security Administration Local 778 Executive Vice President Bobby Newsome provided an update on the implementation of the labor contract between AFGE and TSA. Newsome also discussed challenges TSOs face in the workplace.
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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