AFGE members share stories from the front lines of federal service – September 6, 2013 and September 13, 2013

Special Rebroadcast

Bobby Newsome
Executive Vice President, AFGE Transportation Security Administration Local 778

  • Working to enforce the union’s collective bargaining agreement with TSA
  • The dedication of TSOs to protect the flying public

Sandy Parr
National Fair Practices Coordinator, AFGE Council of Prison Locals

  • Discrimination and retaliation concerns in the Bureau of Prisons
  • Dangers BOP workers face on the job

Marva Newell
Women’s Coordinator and Steward, AFGE Department of Veterans Affairs Local 2241

  • Special medical needs of veterans returning home from combat
  • The importance of properly staffing and funding the VA

David Sheagley
Regional Vice President, AFGE National Council of Social Security Administration Field Operations Locals

  • Morale at SSA field offices throughout the country
  • The importance of Social Security benefits to retirees