AFGE members discuss latest on furloughs at DOD, EPA – May 3, 2013

Beth Moten
AFGE Legislative and Political Director

  • AFGE’s legislative efforts to end federal employee furloughs
  • The impact of furloughs on understaffed federal agencies and public service delivery

Chuck Orzehoskie
President, AFGE Environmental Protection Agency Council 238

  • The latest details on furloughs at EPA
  • Long-term consequences of cutting programs at EPA, including pollution concerns

Patty Viers
Vice Chair, AFGE Defense Conference

  • The union’s fight to end furloughs at DOD
  • How furloughs affect middle class civilian DOD employees

Andrew Krzmarzick
Community Engagement Director, GovLoop

  • Tips for furloughed federal employees to deal with a work backlog
  • GovLoop’s resource guides on social media and applying for a government job
  • Preview of the Next Generation of Government Summit July 26 and 27 in Washington, D.C.