Largest federal employee union pushes back against privatization – March 16th, 2012

Tony Corbo
Senior Lobbyist, Food & Water Watch

  • Ongoing concerns with a proposal to change federal poultry inspections

Dale Deshotel
President, AFGE Council of Prison Locals

  • The dangers of privatization on the Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Staffing and funding deficiencies at BOP

Eric Wood
Montana Vice President, AFGE Transportation Security Administration Local 1120

  • Fighting back efforts to privatize U.S. airports
  • Working to negotiate a contract for Transportation Security Officers

Joe Gonzales
President, AFGE Department of Defense Local 2142

  • The impact of workplace conditions on employee morale
  • Recent bargaining victories on behalf of employees