Inside Government – May 7th and 14th, 2010


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

  • SSA’s service delivery problems as well as the significant claims backlog at the agency
  • Argue for increased staffing at SSA and congressional oversight of the agency’s service delivery practices

David Wright
President, AFGE Federal Protective Service (FPS) Local 918

  • The possibility FPS could federalize its 15,000 contract security guards
  • Reports of contractor failings and strategies to reform FPS

Milly Rodriguez
AFGE Labor Relations Specialist

  • Toxic lead contamination at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters in Washington, D.C.
  • EPA’s response to the situation, the cleanup process, and protective measures for employees