WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" radio show for analysis of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) 2011 premium increase! The show, which originally aired on Friday, Oct. 8, is now available on demand.
AFGE Public Policy Director Jacque Simon discussed how the premium increase impacts federal employees and their families, and how it compares to previous years. Simon also addressed changes Americans will see as the health care reform bill is implemented.
AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker looked back on the recent One Nation March at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., which raised awareness for jobs, justice and education. Holt Baker also explained how investments in infrastructure can improve the nation's economy.
Finally, UNION CITY! Editor Chris Garlock previewed the D.C. Labor FilmFest Oct. 15 – 19 at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Md. Garlock, director of the FilmFest, also discussed the event's Whistleblower Series and workplace screenings. To learn more about the FilmFest, visit www.dclabor.org.
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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 www.federalnewsradio.com. It is also available to 70 million 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 600,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.
SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees