AFGE responds to House GOP 2013 budget proposal - March 23rd, 2012

Wednesday - 3/21/2012, 7:47pm EDT

March 23, 2012

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Jacque Simon
AFGE Public Policy Director

  • Analysis of House Republicans 2013 budget proposal
  • The potential impact on federal employees and public services

Keith Hill
AFGE 3rd District National Vice President

  • Challenges Transportation Security officers face at the workplace
  • Staffing and funding deficiencies at the Federal Bureau of Prisons
Michael Zweig
Author, "The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret" Director, Center for Study of Working Class Life at the State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • A closer look at class in the U.S.
  • An explanation of class in terms of power, rather than income or lifestyle
  • The role labor unions play in protecting the working class