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AFGE vice president Bowman dies

Dwight Bowman, the national vice president of the American Federation of Government Employees' 14th district, died suddenly Wednesday morning, the union announced.

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Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 06:27pm EST

Rep. Gerry Connolly highlights deficit reduction contributions by federal employees - December 21, 2012 and December 28, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) discusses the sacrifices made by federal employees toward reducing the nation's deficit while AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr. outlines the union's 2013 agenda. AFGE Defense Conference Chair Don Hale details the impact sequestration would have on civilian Defense Department workers.

Tags: AFGE , Inside Government , workforce , Gerry Connolly , Don Hale ,

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 05:12pm EST
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Congress clears way for DoD civilian workforce cuts

Congress has cleared the way for a $633 billion defense policy bill that includes mandated reductions to the Defense Department's civilian and contractor workforces. Leaders of a House-Senate conference committee, tasked with reconciling competing versions of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, included in the final report the automatic workforce reductions that opponents say would result in about 36,000 job losses.

Tags: Senate , House , Congress , DoD , DoD civilian workforce , 2013 NDAA , contractor pay cap , PSC , AFGE , Stan Soloway , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 06:56pm EST

Unions relish Obama victory but temper expectations for second term

Federal-employee unions have hailed the re-election of President Barack Obama over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. But despite the excitement, union leaders are tempering their expectations for a second term. National Treasury Employees Union President Colleen Kelley and J. David Cox, the president of the American Federation of Government Employees, told Federal News Radio their groups are ready to play an expanded role to deal with the budget deficit and alternatives to the sequestration cuts coming in January.

Tags: Election 2012 , federal unions , In Depth , Federal Drive , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , AFGE , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 09:03pm EST
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Federal Drive Interviews -- Nov. 12, 2012

Col. Jeremy Martin, commandant of the Defense Information School, talks about the most recent graduating class. Merry Korn, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network, discusses how her company is helping veterans find work. AFGE National President J. David Cox talks about the ratification of the TSA's first-ever collective bargaining agreement. Freedom Alliance President Tom Kilgannon discusses efforts to transition veterans back into civilian life.

Tags: Jeremy Martin , Defense Information School , DoD , veterans , Merry Korn , Pearl Interactive Netwwork , AFGE , TSA , Tom Kilgannon , Freedom Alliance , Federal Drive

Monday - 11/12/2012, 09:44am EST

How Election Day results impact federal employees - November 9, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" National President J. David Cox and Legislative and Political Director Beth Moten analyze Election Day results and the impact on federal employees. AFGE Legislative Representative Marilyn Park then addresses the importance of Veterans Day, while Federal Emergency Management Agency Local 4060 President Robert Autrey discusses FEMA's response in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

Tags: Inside Government , AFGE , workforce , Beth Moten , Marilyn Park , Robert Autrey

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 05:32pm EST
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Election Special: Federal Drive Interviews -- Nov. 7, 2012

Po Collins of the National Contract Management Association talks ethics. Don Kettl, dean of the school of Public Policy, University of Maryland, sheds light on the election. Craig Karch of ICE talks about the return of antiquities to Mexico. Alexander Bolton of The Hill newspaper and J.David Cox, national president of AFGE, call in about the election.

Tags: Po Collins , Don Kettl , ICE , DoD , DoD Report , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Craig Karch , Alexander Bolton , The Hill , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 09:16am EST

Romney's private-sector approach to government includes realigning pay, downsizing workforce

It's no secret Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney envisions broad changes to the federal government and its workforce. In campaign speeches, Romney has spoken of aligning federal pay with that of the private sector and reducing the federal workforce through attrition. But federal unions say Romney's comments and proposals should give feds pause. This story is part of Federal News Radio's special, week-long multimedia report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years.

Tags: Mitt Romney , pay and benefits , Paul Ryan , pay freeze , Obama Impact , AFGE , NFFE , William Dougan , workforce , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 03:59pm EDT

AFGE responds to GAO report on federal prison overcrowding - September 21st, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Council of Prison Locals President Dale Deshotel discusses a new GAO report about the impact of overcrowding in federal prisons. Also, more coverage from the Democratic National Convention with AFGE National President J. David Cox, Save the Children SVP Mark Shriver and former Clinton White House spokesman Bob Weiner.

Tags: Inside Government , AFGE , workforce , Dale Deshotel , Mark Shriver , Bob Weiner

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 04:46pm EDT
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Support of federal workforce misses mark by a wide margin

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.

Tags: Ruben Gomez , American Federation of Government Employees , National Treasury Employees Union , Colleen Kelley , pension , Senior Executive Service, , Senior Executive Service , OPM

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 03:50am EDT
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