Staffing and funding shortages plaguing Federal Bureau of Prisons - November 11th, 2011

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 11:52am EST

November 11, 2011

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Dale Deshotel
President, AFGE Council of Prison Locals

  • Equal Employment Opportunity retaliation concerns at the Bureau of Prisons
  • Consequences of inadequate staffing and funding at BOP
John Garvey
President, AFGE General Services Administration Local 2275
  • The importance of the labor movement
Mike Guerrissi
President, AFGE Bureau of Reclamation Local 1978
  • Working to ensure fairness in the workplace
Vernon Steed
President, AFGE Nellis Air Force Base Local 1199
  • Securing collective bargaining rights for all workers

We'll also have a special report from Occupy Oakland and AFGE's recent rally to support Social Security Administration workers!