Inside Government – July 22nd and July 29th, 2011

Special Rebroadcast

Dwight Bowman
AFGE 14th District National Vice President

  • Solidarity within the labor movement during attacks on public workers
  • An update on the District of Columbia’s FY 2012 budget and how cuts would impact public services
  • Issues at the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, including the appointment of a new director
  • Reaction to the reassignment of D.C. City Council committee chairs

Bill Fletcher
AFGE Field Services and Education Director

  • Highlights from a recent AFL-CIO Solidarity Center trip to North Africa and the Middle East, which included stops in Tunisia and Egypt
  • Building coalitions with unions around the world

John Threlkeld
AFGE Legislative Representative

  • AFGE’s efforts to curtail outsourcing in the federal government
  • The impact of privatization on employee morale