AFGE members speak out on staffing, sequester concerns - June 14, 2013

Wednesday - 6/12/2013, 4:47pm EDT

Matthew Hokenson

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Heather Luis

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Bill Austin

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Tucker McDonald

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Special presentation from AFGE's Midwest Regional Training in Spearfish, S.D.

Matthew Hokenson
President, AFGE VA Local 390

  • Low caregiver staffing levels and the impact on patient care

Heather Luis
Treasurer, AFGE USDA National Meat Graders Council 200
  • A look inside the USDA's meat grading process

Bill Austin
Member, AFGE DOD Air National Guard Local 2955
  • Reaction to furloughs at the Department of Defense
  • Effect on morale and local economy

Tucker McDonald
AFGE Field Mobilization Director
  • AFGE's field mobilization plan to fight back against sequestration and federal employee furloughs