AFGE responds to House GOP 2013 budget proposal – March 23rd, 2012

Jacque Simon
AFGE Public Policy Director

  • Analysis of House Republicans 2013 budget proposal
  • The potential impact on federal employees and public services

Keith Hill
AFGE 3rd District National Vice President

  • Challenges Transportation Security officers face at the workplace
  • Staffing and funding deficiencies at the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Michael Zweig
Author, “The Working Class Majority: America’s Best Kept Secret” Director, Center for Study of Working Class Life at the State University of New York at Stony Brook

Some feds miss out on pay raise as salary compression worsens

  • A closer look at class in the U.S.
  • An explanation of class in terms of power, rather than income or lifestyle
  • The role labor unions play in protecting the working class