AFGE celebrates diversity at Human Rights Training Conference – August 30, 2013

State Sen. Lena Taylor (Wisc.)

  • The importance of the labor movement
  • Encouraging people to get involved and take action

Eddie Eitches
President, AFGE Housing and Urban Development Council 222

  • Inside negotiations with HUD management to reduce furlough days

Bob Weiner
Former Clinton White House Spokesman

  • Consequences of sequestration and the impact on public service
  • Creating health care jobs to get people back to work

Also, special coverage of AFGE’s furlough protest in Pittsburgh, Pa. during the union’s Human Rights Training Conference. Hear commentary from AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr. and Local 1345 Steward Tracy School.