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by Brian Young | on Jan 22, 2021

Biden Repeals Union-Busting Executive Orders

On Thursday, Biden signed an order to direct OSHA to establish a temporary safety standard for COVID-19, a top priority of the AFL-CIO. On Friday, he followed that up by taking action on a top...

by Guest Post | on Jan 05, 2021

13 Things to Do If Your Boss Doesn't Take COVID Seriously

This post was written by the AFGE Winter is not coming. It’s already here.   Due to the high volume of COVID-19 exposure in several government agencies, our union has...

by Brian Young | on Dec 08, 2020

Trump Says Freeze Federal Workers Pay

Trump may be on his way out, but he is using his last few weeks in office to continue his war on federal workers. As negotiations continue over the 2021 pay for federal workers, Trump has released a...

by Brian Young | on Nov 16, 2020

Federal Unions Seek Reset with Biden

For the last four years, federal unions have faced an onslaught of attacks from the Trump administration. Some have been huge, like his attempt to end federal pensions or his executive orders that...

by Guest Post | on Oct 23, 2020

Trump Wants to Destroy the Civil Service

The American Federation of Government Employees, the largest union representing federal and D.C. government workers, says an executive order issued yesterday by President Trump will undermine decades...

by Brian Young | on Oct 16, 2020

Systemic Racism at Trump's VA

Trump’s public statements have always shown that he was racist, he refused to denounce hate groups and said that Mexicans were bringing drugs into the country and were rapists. Now new data...

by Brian Young | on Oct 05, 2020

How Trump Weakened the FLRA

In a trio of decisions, Trump’s Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) has overturned decades of precedent. In the decisions, the FLRA has decided to severely limit the bargaining capability...

by Brian Young | on Sep 09, 2020

Trump Kills Diversity Training

On Friday, September 4th, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) notified federal government department heads that they would no longer be allowed to conduct diversity and inclusion trainings. The...

by Brian Young | on Aug 07, 2020

AFGE Wins Huge Contract Battle Against Trump

For more than a year, the Trump administration has been attempting to impose one-sided, anti-union contracts on different federal agencies including the VA and the Department of Education. In July...

by Brian Young | on Jul 22, 2020

Federal Unions Endorse Biden Big Time

The two largest federal unions have announced their endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden for President. The endorsement was not a shock since Trump has been at war with the unions since he...

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