Inside Government – July 16th, 2010

J. David Cox
AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer

John Rowan
President, Vietnam Veterans of America

  • The importance of caring for our nation’s veterans
  • An inside look at the Veterans Health Council, which educates veterans about compensation and benefits available to them through the Department of Veterans Affairs

Michael Castelle
National Fair Practices Coordinator, AFGE Council of Prison Locals

Online Chat: DJ Kachman, the Veterans Affairs Department’s director of mobile and security technology transformation lead, on April 10, at 1 p.m.

  • The need for better communication related to discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity cases within the Bureau of Prisons

Phil Glover
National Legislative Coordinator, AFGE Council of Prison Locals

  • The Council’s fight to save the Federal Prison Industries program, also known as UNICOR, which announced it would discontinue UNICOR services at nine facilities and eliminate 140 staff positions