WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for a special broadcast from the union's annual Human Rights Training Conference. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Aug. 19, is now available on demand.
AFGE National President John Gage discussed efforts to fight back against the attack on federal workers and the impact budget cuts will have on public services in the coming years.
But first, Judge Greg Mathis, host of the Judge Mathis television show, addressed the need to educate young people about the history of the civil rights and labor movements.
AFGE Social Security Administration Local 4041 President Josie Marrujo then previewed the Hispanic Coalition Conference Sept. 30 – Oct. 5. Marrujo also stressed the importance of preserving programs such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid for future generations.
Lastly, AFGE Council of Prison Locals National Fair Practices Coordinator Michael Castelle shed light on Equal Employment Opportunity issues within the Bureau of Prisons and explained why correctional officers must be provided protective equipment.
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