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

  • 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