AFGE voices concern over threat of sequestration, civilian furloughs at DoD – February 1, 2013

Scott Paul
President, Alliance for American Manufacturing

  • Steps President Obama can take during his second term to create manufacturing jobs
  • How a robust manufacturing sector can spur job growth in other areas
  • China’s impact on U.S. manufacturing

Don Hale
Chair, AFGE Defense Conference

  • Latest details of DoD’s plan to deal with sequestration
  • The impact sequestration and furloughs would have on service delivery, national security and the war effort

Robyn Kehoe
Director of Field Operations, Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund

  • FEEA’s work with AFGE to aid victims of Superstorm Sandy
  • A closer look at FEEA’s emergency assistance, scholarship and childcare services programs

Dale Deshotel
President, AFGE Council of Prison Locals

  • Overcrowding and underfunding crisis in the Bureau of Prisons
  • Community safety risks associated with understaffing