Inside Government – April 22nd, 2011

Bryan Lowry
President, AFGE Council of Prison Locals

  • Analysis of recent GAO report titled “Evaluating the Impact of Protective Equipment Could Help Enhance Officer Safety”
  • The dangers of maintaining critically low staffing and funding levels in the Bureau of Prisons
  • Causes of increased violence in BOP

Tim Shorrock
AFGE Contract Analyst

  • Japan’s recovery efforts from the recent tsunami and nuclear disaster
  • Labor issues at Japan’s nuclear power plants

Dr. Toni Lewis
Chair, Service Employees International Union’s Health Care Division

  • Implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the benefit to working families