Tag Archives: federal employees

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. Advertisements

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AFGE VA Local 1843 President Kelvin Flannery Discusses Challenges Facing the VA

AFGE VA Local 1843 President Kelvin Flannery discusses the negative impact of budget cuts on the Department of Veterans Affairs and how it affects the agency’s ability to attract and retain the best talent.

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AFGE VA Local 31 Secretary-Treasurer Darlene Estell Voices Her Concerns With Budget Cuts

AFGE VA Local 31 Secretary-Treasurer Darlene Estell talks about the impact of budget cuts and pay freezes on rank and file government employees.

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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: Federal employees who lost their lives

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 and on the … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11: AFGE Council 119 President Mark Whetstone

September 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating attacks that forever changed the course of American history.  Our members reflect on the impact  that day had on them both  personally and professionally. Mark Whetstone was working at the … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11: Linda Mason, Legislative Political Organizer, AFGE District 2

Linda Mason is the Legislative Political Organizer for AFGE District 2, which represents federal employees in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.  Here she recalls her experience on September 11, 2001. When we … Continue reading

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