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a blog for AFGE's members and employees to communicate their opinions in a forum with each other

Celebrating National Nurses Week 2013

AFGE honors and recognizes the commitment of federal nurses in providing world-class healthcare. Below is a slide show highlighting some of our AFGE federal nurses.

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Have You Been Affected by Furloughs? We Want to Hear From You!

More than 700,000 federal government employees will experience up to a 20 percent pay cut due to forced furloughs. Are you an AFGE member affected by furloughs?  We want to hear from you about how furloughs are affecting your family, your … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan off generator power following Superstorm Sandy

The Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan is now off generators and the power is up and running, following power outages in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Council of Prison Locals Northeast Regional Vice President Phil Glover said that officers are … Continue reading

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Superstorm Sandy aftermath updates from VA and BOP

Veterans Affairs Due to storm damage, the Manhattan VA Medical Center will be closed for the rest of the year resulting in VA workers being forced to use heroic efforts to get to work. George Jones, President of AFGE Local … Continue reading

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Superstorm Sandy: How Can You Help?

If you’re interested in learning more about how you can donate to relief funds or volunteer to help rebuild areas of New York City, please visit http://www.nycservice.org. You may also make a monetary donation to the United Way Regional Hurricane … Continue reading

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Have You Been Affected by Superstorm Sandy and Need Assistance?

Many of our members in New York and New Jersey have been affected by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Union Plus is offering $500 disaster relief grants to help participants in the Union Plus credit card, insurance, or mortgage programs … Continue reading

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ATTENTION NEW JERSEY MEMBERS

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, there are options to make it easier for New Jerseyans to vote in this election.  In this important election, if you are capable of voting, we strongly encourage you to do so.  You can find … Continue reading

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