Category Archives: SSA

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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AFGE Social Security Administration Local 2006 Chief Steward Richard Gennetti Discusses The Value of Public Service

AFGE Social Security Administration Local 2006 Chief Steward Richard Gennetti discusses why he joined the public sector and the effects federal budget cuts have on those that rely on vital government services.

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Remembering 9/11: Shaun O’Connell, Vice President, AFGE SSA Local 1760

Shaun O’Connell,  a vice president for AFGE  Local 1760,  was working in a building near the World Trade Center in New York City on the day of the 9/11 attacks.  Here is the email he sent out to friends and … Continue reading

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We MUST Communicate How We Serve the American People

I have worked for Social Security for 20 years and these times are as disturbing as any I have seen. The Reagan years were disturbing and I was not yet a Federal employee. The Clinton year brought Partnership, an explosion … Continue reading

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AFGE Council 220 3rd Vice President Dana Duggins Discusses the Value She Finds at The Social Security Administration

AFGE Council 220 3rd Vice President Dana Duggins discusses the value she finds in working in the public sector.

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Trashing Government Workers

Stereotypes are a part of history and sadly are alive today. Growing up I heard stereotypes about people based race, their sex, their national origin, their religion and the like. As a baby boomer growing up in the 60’s I … Continue reading

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I Challenge Any Lawmaker to Walk A Day In Our Shoes

I am a single young woman without any children, so I can only imagine the hardships families and single parents are now encountering with this pay freeze. I myself had to give up my independence and move back in with … Continue reading

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