Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point feels furlough effects – August 2, 2013 and August 9, 2013

Special Rebroadcast

Witold Skwierczynski
President, AFGE National Council of SSA Field Operations Locals

  • Resolution of remaining articles from the union’s contract agreement with SSA
  • How revised appraisal, merit promotion and telework policies will benefit employees
  • The impact staffing and funding shortages have on public service delivery

Bill McGuire
President, AFGE DoD Local 1708

  • The impact of furloughs on the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport, N.C.

David Cooper
Economic Analyst, Economic Policy Institute

  • Lingering effects of unemployment on the economic recovery
  • Investing in infrastructure and education to spur job growth