WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to hear MSNBC's Ed Schultz address the assault on unions and the middle class in America. The show, which originally aired on Friday, March 25, is now available on demand.
Schultz, host of MSNBC's "The Ed Show," discussed the need for a strong middle class and proposed ideas to get Americans back to work. Schultz also addressed President Obama's biggest challenges in the years ahead.
AFGE Defense Conference Chair Don Hale, Vice Chair Patty Viers and Marine Corps Council President Brian Leonard then discussed the decision to withdraw from labor-management discussions on the Defense Department's civilian personnel system changes, a move in response to retaliatory actions taken against a federal worker. The trio also responded to the Army's decision to halt the illegal conversion of civilian work to private contractors.
Lastly, Families USA Executive Director Ron Pollack discussed the one-year anniversary of President Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law.
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SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees