AFGE fights for protective equipment, additional staff in Bureau of Prisons - March 15, 2013

(From Left to Right) Jim Dean, Dale Deshotel, Jean Dearden
March 15, 2013

Download mp3

Dale Deshotel
President, AFGE Council of Prison Locals
  • Advocating for additional staff and protective equipment for BOP officers
  • Remembering Eric Williams, an officer recently killed in the line of duty at the United States Penitentiary - Canaan

Jean Dearden
Director, Bonnie Ladin Union Skills Program
National Labor College
  • Degree programs and courses offered by NLC
  • AFGE's JNS Scholarship
  • Upcoming union skills classes to benefit AFGE activists

Jim Dean
Chair, Democracy for America
  • Efforts to preserve Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid
  • Thoughts on sequestration and federal employee furloughs
  • DFA's agenda at the state level

Kelvin Flannery
President, AFGE VA Local 1843
Betty Conlin
Treasurer, AFGE VA Local 1843
  • Impact sequestration would have on veterans
  • Local 1843's community service initiatives