AFGE president urges furloughed employees to file MSPB appeals - May 31, 2013

(From Left to Right) Don Hale, J. David Cox Sr.
J. David Cox Sr. and Dave Cann

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J. David Cox Sr. and Dave Cann

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Matt Milledge

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Don Hale, J. David Cox Sr., Dave Cann

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J. David Cox Sr.
AFGE National President
  • Encouraging furloughed federal employees to file appeals with the Merit Systems Protection Board
  • Furlough impact on employee morale, personal finances and the economy

Dave Cann
AFGE Field Services and Education Director
  • Resources available to AFGE members facing furloughs, including a furlough toolkit, MSPB appeal workshops and sequestration hotline

Matt Milledge
AFGE Assistant General Counsel
  • Appeal rights of federal employees who receive furlough notices

Don Hale
AFGE Defense Conference Chair
  • Argument against Defense Department's decision to furlough civilian employees
  • Sequestration's effects on military readiness and the war effort
  • The difference between targeted cuts and across-the-board cuts