WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for a preview of the union's 2013 Legislative and Grassroots Mobilization Conference. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Jan. 25, is now available on demand.
AFGE Legislative and Political Director Beth Moten discussed the event, which will be held Feb. 10 – 13 in Washington, D.C., and key legislative wins as a result of the union's grassroots mobilization efforts.
AFGE Council of Prison Locals President Dale Deshotel then discussed the overcrowding and underfunding crisis in the Bureau of Prisons and the community safety risks associated with understaffing.
Lastly, AFGE National Council of SSA Field Operations Locals President Witold Skwierczynski addressed the council's efforts to resolve outstanding articles in its collective bargaining agreement with the Social Security Administration. Skwierczynski also discussed the union's preferences on who should become the next SSA commissioner.
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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