April 5, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for the union's response to the Defense Department's furlough plan. The show, which originally aired on
Friday, April 5
, is now available on demand.
AFGE Defense Conference Chair
analyzed the Pentagon's plan to reduce furlough days from 22 to 14 for civilian employees and the impact furloughs would have on workers and public service delivery. Hale also suggested alternate ways the Pentagon could trim costs from its budget.
District National Vice President
then discussed his top priorities as newly elected national vice president and the impact of sequestration on District 14 members.
AFGE General Counsel
highlighted the union's latest legal victories and the value of workplace representation for federal employees.
Lastly, AFGE National Border Patrol Council Vice President
addressed sequestration's impact on border security and Border Patrol agents.
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SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees