Listen Now! AFGE president denounces continuation of federal pay freeze on "Inside Government"
Aug 24, 2012, 01:05 ET
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WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn more about the federal pay freeze extension. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Aug. 24, is now available on demand.
AFGE National President J. David Cox and Public Policy Director Jacque Simon denounced President Obama's decision to extend the pay freeze of federal workers until Congress passes a new budget. Cox discussed the union's next steps while Simon analyzed the financial impact a continuing freeze will have on federal employees.
AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker and AFGE Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Local 556 President Don Thomas then participated in a special broadcast from AFGE's recent national convention. Holt Baker discussed efforts to end voter suppression and Thomas highlighted the union's labor contract with TSA.
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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 650,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.
SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees
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