Highlights from AFGE’s Legislative and Grassroots Mobilization Conference – February 15, 2013

A special presentation from AFGE’s Legislative and Grassroots Mobilization Conference featuring:

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii)

  • Government’s best investment is in its employees
  • Long-term consequences of the federal pay freeze

Clayola Brown
President, A. Philip Randolph Institute

  • Importance of union organizing
  • Why the labor movement is needed now more than ever

Lee Saunders
President, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

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  • Fighting on behalf of working families and public workers
  • The need for workers to voice their concerns to Congress

Terry McAuliffe
Virginia Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate

  • Advocating for job creation and economic development
  • Ideas to improve transportation systems and education in Virginia

Also, tune in for a special report from Capitol Hill at AFGE’s joint rally for jobs with AFSCME. Hear analysis from:

Congressman Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.
AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr.
AFGE Housing and Urban Development Council 222 Vice President Carolyn Federoff
AFGE Department of Veterans Affairs Local 1988 Executive Vice President Geddes Scott