News From: AFGE

by Brian Young | on Apr 29, 2020

10,000 Federal Employees Sick with COVID-19

A grim number has been reached with over 10,000 federal employees testing positive for COVID-19. The stunning number means that in just the last month the rate of infection has quadrupled within the...

by Brian Young | on Mar 06, 2020

Unions Want More Teleworking Amid Coronavirus

Turn on the news and the lead story every day is about coronavirus. As the virus spread across Asia and Europe many offices began preparing for an outbreak in the United States and what that might...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 19, 2020

Trump: "Opt Out of Your Union"

In a controversial move by the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) federal employees will now be allowed to opt-out of their union whenever they want instead of during a limited time period once...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 17, 2020

Trump Proposes Cuts to Federal Pensions

Trump has unveiled his proposed 2021 budget and just like his past three budgets, he is proposing huge cuts for federal workers.

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2020

Trump Bans Unions at Defense Department

Another day and another move by Trump to weaken unions that represent workers in the federal government. This time his focus is on union employees at the Defense Department (DoD).

by Brian Young | on Jan 28, 2020

Trump Bans Impeachment Talk

The impeachment hearing is top news. Cable news is covering it live and it seems to have 24-hour coverage. You can’t go on Facebook or Twitter without seeing information about it or seeing it...

by Brian Young | on Nov 18, 2019

Trump Bans Unions from VA

On Friday, federal unions who represent workers at the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) were given eviction notices. The notices come as the VA is pushing to get in compliance with a number of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 08, 2019

Trump Gets Booed, A Sign of Things to Come?

AFGE's President is taking a leave of absence after accusations of sexual harassment. Should we cover stories like this? Some say yes, some no, we discuss. Trump is getting booed everywhere he...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 30, 2019

Should We Talk About the AFGE Scandal?

Bloomberg broke a story a few days ago that the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) President J. David Cox has been suspended as their President for basically being a pervert. The...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 09, 2019

Trump to Federal Agencies: Restrict Unions

After months of legal wrangling, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has ordered all federal agencies to begin following Trump’s executive orders (EO) to limit union time and make it...