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AFGE supports our veterans and fights for the workplace rights of VA


... with AFGE in supporting the federal workers who keep our government running, including the doctors and nurses caring for veterans like himself at VA ...

Largest labor organization approves AFGE-backed resolutions in support of VA staff

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The Federal Adjustment of Income Rates Act, or FAIR Act, was introduced Thursday by Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii and Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia.

Home · Articles · Failed Priorities: Congress Focuses on Firing VA Workers While 49,000 VA Jobs Sit Vacant

Lawmakers Sabotage VA, Then Vote to Privatize It

AFGE supports new tools to reduce mismanagement and misconduct but cautions against law changes that silence frontline employees

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Lawmakers File Legal Brief Supporting AFGE Lawsuit Against Trump

Tim Walz, D-Minn turned coat on public sector unions like AFGE to fight back for deep reforms of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Union calls legislation 'a broken promise to our nation's veterans'

AFGE: Bill will strip frontline employees of basic due process rights and undermine veterans' care

AFGE LOCAL 96 members, veterans and their families recently held a rally outside the John

Home · Articles · Trump Budget Cuts Veterans' Disability Benefits to Pay for VA Privatization

Staff the VA Rally Philadelphia 10/11

AFGE Says VA Accountability Act 'Does Nothing to Improve the VA'

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AFL-CIO delegates passed AFGE resolutions to work with AFGE to fight privatization of the VA and to restore workplace rights for VA employees (lead image).

This Gulf War Veteran Has a Message for the VA

Unions unite to fight for Veterans Affairs employees. Veterans Affairs employees demand union rights. AFGE

“Chuy Garcia will fight in Congress to keep federal employees on the job caring for our veterans, supporting our military, and delivering all the programs ...

Union criticizes bill allowing Department of Veterans Affairs to punish bad employees

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Morehead City VA Employees Hold Demonstration to Protest VA Vacancies (Image by AFGE FLICKR)


Fischer continued tying the importance of this election to the future care of our veterans,

News clips detailing the VA Accountability Act hang on the walls of the union offices at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. (Jasper Craven)

In response to criticism of federal labor unions, AFGE's J. David Cox said,

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Joe Junemann, AFGE Local 0003 President, spoke to ...

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Don't Privatize the VA!

AFL-CIO Legislative Representative Cecelie Counts captured our attention with her powerful remarks on why courts and judges are important and how we need to ...

Alma L. Lee was re-elected to her ninth term as President of the AFGE/National Veterans Affairs Council, #53, affiliated with AFL-CIO, in November of 2016.

AFGE members from various agencies joined their VA brothers and sisters for the March on the VA to denounce the administration's failure to fill 49,000 ...

AFGE President Calls for $15 an hour minimum wage

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AFGE calls on Congress to reject anti-veteran, anti-VA bill

AFGE Local 1738 Shop Steward Eric Jenkins testified Feb. 5 before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs' Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and ...

At the March on the VA, Gulf War veteran and AFGE Council of Prison Locals President Eric Young recounted how he wouldn't be here today without a VA nurse ...

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ATU Supports The AFGE Struggle To Keep VA Promises

VA Rally Raw Footage: Philadelphia 10/11/17

... remarks, or panel presentations by state federation president MaryBe McMillan, AFGE national president and state fed vice president J. David ...

The AFGE union at Tomah VA is holding a rally to scare off competition and stave off the impending erosion of union control of VA under Veterans Choice.

AFGE VA is Lying

AFGE President J. David Cox Sr. said: "Tough times never last,

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VA hospitals fund solar panels while veterans wait for doctors - Veterans Administration hospitals have spent

... it is important to keep the promise we make to all who serve our country. Every veteran deserves access to a family-supporting job and ...

AFGE Local 1738 Shop Steward Eric Jenkins testified Feb. 5 before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs' Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and ...

Milwaukee area VA employees and local veterans held an informational picket to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings proposed by the ...

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Bernie Sanders Has a Sweeping Plan to Expand Union Rights and Workplace Democracy

Dorothy James, AFGE District 7 Vice President, ...

VA Secretary David Shulkin said the department's legislative proposal honors a promise not to privatize the

The federal government is the largest employer of veterans – more than 630,000 federal employees, or 1 in 3, are veterans.

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Privatization of the VA bad news for veterans and federal workers


Milwaukee area VA workers and local veterans rallied in downtown Milwaukee today to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings proposed by the ...

President Donald J. Trump visits VA and signs executive order 'Improving Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the Department of Veterans Affairs'

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The VA Is the Closest Thing We Have to Single Payer. Now Trump Wants to Privatize It.

VA Labor Contract Favors Union Bureaucrats Over Vets For Jobs | The Daily Caller

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Brenda Lawrence of Michigan gave a heart-felt speech recounting her time as a federal employee working for the U.S. Postal Service and the Equal Employment ...

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ATU 998 Supports AFGE Local 0003's Fight To Keep VA Promises

VA Needs Greater Firing Power More Than a Larger Budget, Secretary Says

President Donald Trump and Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speak during a Veterans Affairs Department '

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16 Moments You Missed at AFGE's 2018 Legislative Conference

The nation's largest federal employee union, the American Federation of Government Employees, has endorsed

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