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

Republicans gearing up for major changes to federal pay and benefits

  • 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