AFGE rejects President Obama's chained CPI budget - April 12, 2013

(From Left to Right) Jacque Simon, Max Richtman, Witold Skwierczynski
April 12, 2013

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Witold Skwierczynski
President, AFGE National Council of SSA Field Operations Locals

  • Status of unresolved articles - appraisals, merit promotions and telework - in union's contract agreement with SSA management
  • Reaction to chained Consumer Price Index (CPI) and increase in federal employees' pension contributions in President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget proposal

Max Richtman
President and CEO, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
  • Impact chained CPI calculation will have on Social Security benefits of seniors and veterans

Jacque Simon
AFGE Public Policy Director
  • Analysis of proposed changes to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program