Wear red for feds

Wear red for feds

On July 25th, AFGE members across the country are taking a stand against the union-busting, democracy-busting executive orders. In DC, we will be rallying outside…

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TSA screeners win immunity from abuse claims: appeals court

TSA screeners win immunity from abuse claims: appeals court

(Reuters) – Fliers may have a tough time recovering damages for invasive screenings at U.S. airport security checkpoints, after a federal appeals court on Wednesday…

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Letter Form J. David Cox

Letter Form J. David Cox

Doc – Apr 6 2018

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5 Amazing Facts Younger Generations May Not Know About This Civil & Labor Rights Hero

5 Amazing Facts Younger Generations May Not Know About This Civil & Labor Rights Hero

Thousands of people use Washington, D.C.’s historic Union Station every day, but few notice an important statue of a leading civil and labor rights figure…

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Autism Awareness Month: AFGE Played a Major Role in Obtaining Coverage

Autism Awareness Month: AFGE Played a Major Role in Obtaining Coverage

It’s been two years since AFGE’s action and relentlessness helped federal employees with children on autism spectrum breathe a little easier. Back in 2016, the…

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EEOC Gets Budget Bump in the #MeToo Era

EEOC Gets Budget Bump in the #MeToo Era

AFGE’s Council 216 representing employees at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) praised the 2018 budget increase that will provide a much-needed funding boost to…

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Workers in 6 regions to get higher locality pay in 2019

Workers in 6 regions to get higher locality pay in 2019

Federal employees in six metropolitan areas should begin receiving higher locality pay next year to account for large pay gaps with non-federal employers. The Federal…

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TSA Union Slams Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and Calls for the ‘Immediate’ Resignation of Airport Management

TSA Union Slams Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and Calls for the ‘Immediate’ Resignation of Airport Management

AFGE vehemently opposes measure to outsource union work and demands ‘failing’ management resign for placing passengers in danger and hurting federal workforce Orlando, Fla. – Today…

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TSA officers picket against privatizing security at OIA

TSA officers picket against privatizing security at OIA

ORLANDO, Fla. – Transportation Security Administration officers picketed outside the Orlando International Airport Wednesday to try to sway Orlando Aviation Authority board members away from privatizing…

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‘The survival of our union is at stake,’ AFGE warns members

‘The survival of our union is at stake,’ AFGE warns members

For the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the current state of the union isn’t strong. Just hours after AFGE began its annual legislative and grassroots mobilization…

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