WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn about the new Telework Enhancement Act! The show, which originally aired on Friday, Dec. 24, is now available on demand.
U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.), who sponsored the House version of the Telework bill, discussed how Telework would improve the federal work force, increase productivity and provide a cost savings to tax payers.
AFGE Communications Director Enid Doggett then addressed the union's communications efforts in 2010 including AFGE's response to the federal employee pay freeze and the fight for collective bargaining rights for Transportation Security Officers.
Lastly, Philip Dray, author of "There is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America," discussed key points in the labor movement including the New Deal, Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, and Crisis of 1919.
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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