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The House and Senate have appointed members to a conference committee on legislation to revamp the Veterans Affairs health care system. Regardless of how Congress ends up changing the structure to address long wait times for patients, the system will need more money for emergencies. That is one request from the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents many front-line VA employees. J. David Cox is the union's president and a former VA nurse. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss how the problems at the VA are affecting the front-line employees.
Federal prisons are becoming more violent and dangerous for the guards who work in them. But the guards have a new tool that can help: a contract. It took 16 years to negotiate and ratify. Eric Young is president of American Federation of Government Employees' Council of Prison Locals. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the new contract.
A 25-page report to Congress makes 14 recommendations in response to last year's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, including posting armed law enforcement officers at airport security checkpoints and ticket counters during peak hours.
Labor groups hoped to see more progress by now. But the administration has failed to live up to expectations about pay, benefits and government service.
The union's new president hopes to add more than 20,000 federal employees to its membership within a year. J. David Cox hopes "underrepresented" parts of government will fuel that growth.
American Federation of Government Employees President Jacque Simon will discuss whether your federal pay and benefits will be cut this year.
February 8, 2012
The Department of Defense and the Office of Personnel Management have will be reviewing the National Security Personnel System.
The budget proposed by President Barack Obama would increase spending for many federal agencies, but it would also limit pay raises for federal employees for 2010.
Studies by the Government Accountability Office have uncovered serious shortcomings in security provided at the nation's federal office buildings. But what do Federal security officials and the contract security companies they employ think about solutions to the long-festering problem of building security? Here's Part Two of our coverage of recent House Homeland Security oversight hearings on the Federal Protective Service.
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Unions and contractors are already making their feelings clear about the presidential memo.