Inside Government – December 3rd, 2010

John Gage
AFGE National President

  • His press conference condemning President Obama’s plan to freeze federal worker pay

Lawrence Mishel
President, Economic Policy Institute

  • How a federal pay freeze will produce minimal gains in deficit reduction
  • Argument for creating jobs before reducing the deficit

Roger Hickey
Co-Director, Campaign for America’s Future

  • Analysis of the recommendations by President Obama’s deficit commission
  • Deficit reduction strategies by the Citizens’ Commission, organized by the Campaign for America’s Future

Joseph Swerdzewski
Former General Counsel, Federal Labor Relations Authority

  • Maximizing the effectiveness of labor-management forums