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The historic labor agreement covering 45,000 transportation security officers (TSOs) overhauls the current pay-for-performance system, puts in place a grievance process for workplace disputes and increases the uniform allowance.
The nation's 45,000 transportation security officers now have union representation.
AFGE's Public Policy Director Jacque Simon and
Stephen Losey and Sean Reilly of the Federal Times
will talk about the big issues affecting federal
July 25, 2012
Tags: pay and benefits , sequestration , budget battle , Jacque Simon , Federal Times , Stephen Losey , Sean Reilly , GAO , federal pay , GSA , USPS , DoD , IT infrastructure , Mike Causey , Your Turn
New BOP policy allows correctional officers to carry pepper spray - July 13th, 2012 and July 20th, 2012
This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" AFGE Council of Prison Locals President Dale Deshotel details a new BOP pilot program that will arm some correctional officers with pepper spray. Betsy Myers, author of "Take the Lead: Motivate, Inspire, and Bring Out the Best in Yourself and Everyone Around You," and AFGE VA Local 1988 EVP Geddes Scott also appear.
American Federation of Government Employees president John Gage has announced he'll retire from his post at the largest federal-employee union. Gage has served as national AFGE president since 2003.
After protesters marched to the White House, VA's Human Resources Management Office issued a letter calling for a "temporary stand down on changes to lower grade actions."
Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Rebuild the Dream President Van Jones discuss 2012 elections - June 29th, 2012 and July 6th, 2012
This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and Rebuild the Dream President and Co-founder Van Jones discuss the importance of the 2012 elections from the recent Take Back the American Dream Conference. Former Clinton White House senior staffer Bob Weiner and AFGE Voter Protection Coordinator Mark Vinson also appear.
This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., discusses the value of public service while OurFuture.org Executive Editor Isaiah J. Poole previews the Take Back the American Dream Conference June 18 - 20. Hooks Book Events President Perry Hooks and Steve Shapiro, author of "Best Practices are Stupid: 40 Ways to Out-Innovate the Competition," also appear.
Union fights to save veterans' jobs at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point - June 1, 2012 and June 8, 2012
This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Department of Defense Local 1708 President Bill McGuire and 4th District National Representative Kevin Droste detail the union's efforts to save 40 veterans' jobs at the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport, N.C. Charles Stephenson, co-author of "The Beat! Go-Go Music from Washington, D.C.," also discusses the birth of go-go in the District and how Chuck Brown inspired the city through music.
Gene Zapfel, group vice president at Unisys, discusses the declining federal contracting dollars. Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, chief of the Army Reserve, and John Gage, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, talk about stepping down from their respective jobs. Jim Shelton of the Education Department explains why the Office of Management and Budget gives his department high marks.