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

District 2 Hit Hard by Superstorm Sandy

Many of our members in New York and New Jersey are still without power and will be for the next few weeks. The houses of a few members were destroyed by the devastating hurricane including a member of Coast Guard … Continue reading

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Superstorm Sandy Disrupts Work and Causes Damage

The massive hurricane that swept through the East Coast has caused millions to go without power and has left many homes, businesses and personal items damaged or destroyed. The storm has also resulted in many closed doors at local government … Continue reading

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AFGE Presents Young Organizing Unionists for the Next Generation (Y.O.U.N.G.)

The very first AFGE Y.O.U.N.G. (Young Organizing Unionists for the Next Generation) AFGE Training Summit was held August 11th & 12th in Las Vegas in conjunction with AFGE’s 39th National Convention. Over 200 young union members and seasoned mentors came … Continue reading

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AFGE Council 220 Secretary and Local 3272 President Featured in “Time” Magazine Online

AFGE Social Security Council 220 National Secretary and Local 3272 President, Rosendo Rocha, was recently featured in a “Time” Magazine online photo story about the Democratic National Convention. Rocha served as a delegate from Michigan. Please click here to view … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11

The attacks on September 11, 2001, had a devastating effect on federal employees and military service members. The Pentagon took a direct hit, killing dozens of workers. Federal employees also were at the World Trade Center in New York City … Continue reading

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[VIDEO] AFGE VA Local 1633 President Anthony McCray Discusses the Importance of Union Activism

AFGE Local 1633 President Anthony McCray with the Department of Veterans Affairs discusses his work as a union activist and the importance of supporting our nation’s veterans.

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Y’all come on down!

By Terry Duncan | AFGE Local 3448 | AFGE SSA Council 220 Y’all come on down! Like revivals of old, AFGE’s annual call to come on down to Washington, DC in February is a call to inspire its activist members … Continue reading

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