AFGE members share front-line stories from the VA – December 6, 2013 and December 14, 2013

(From Top to Bottom) Geddes Scott, Rick Weidman

Special Rebroadcast

Donald White
Chief Steward, AFGE VA Local 903

  • Fighting for equality for all VA employees
  • The union’s response to mandatory overtime in the VA
  • Issues facing workers at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.

Geddes Scott
Executive Vice President, AFGE VA Local 1988

  • The personal connection VA caregivers feel toward their patients
  • Organizing and mobilizing members at the local level

Rick Weidman
Executive Director for Policy and Government Affairs, Vietnam Veterans of America

  • Mental health concerns of veterans returning home from combat
  • Advocating for legislation to help veterans