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Focus on VA hiring, not Veterans Choice, AFGE says - FederalNewsRadio.com


FederalNewsRadio.com

Focus on VA hiring, not Veterans Choice, AFGE says
FederalNewsRadio.com
Instead of developing the legislative language that will allow more veterans to see private-sector health providers, AFGE, which represents about 250,000 VA employees, is encouraging lawmakers to also find new solutions to VA's longstanding challenges.


Posted on Fri, 06 Oct 2017 23:09:24 GMT



AFGE ramping up anti-privatization campaign, as VA readies new Choice draft - FederalNewsRadio.com


FederalNewsRadio.com

AFGE ramping up anti-privatization campaign, as VA readies new Choice draft
FederalNewsRadio.com
“This is a step to dismantle, privatize [and] to avoid hiring these 49,000 vacancies,” AFGE National President J. David Cox said during a call Tuesday morning with reporters. AFGE has been making a concerted push in recent weeks to raise awareness of ...

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Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:38:52 GMT



Political intrigue again hits largest federal union, as a unit's officers are removed - Washington Post


Washington Post

Political intrigue again hits largest federal union, as a unit's officers are removed
Washington Post
The alleged improper expenditures involved an $18,000 Hyatt Regency bill. Local 12 is one of the larger AFGE locals in the Washington area. The leaders of the now-deposed unit said the move by Cox “failed to follow proper procedures” and was a ...


Posted on Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:47:45 GMT



Internal political turmoil hits largest federal union as Trump, GOP target government workers - Washington Post


Washington Post

Internal political turmoil hits largest federal union as Trump, GOP target government workers
Washington Post
During a time when government workers are facing increasing threats from President Trump and Congress, the largest federal labor union is again facing its own political turmoil. American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) President J. David Cox ...


Posted on Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:12:16 GMT



AFGE president blasts VA Secretary Shulkin's taxpayer-funded European vacation - PR Newswire (press release)


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AFGE president blasts VA Secretary Shulkin's taxpayer-funded European vacation
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement in response to a Washington Post report regarding Veterans Affairs Secretary David ...
VA chief took in Wimbledon, river cruise on European work trip; wife's expenses covered by taxpayersWashington Post
VA Expands Transparency Efforts, Detailing Secretary's Travel: Becomes First Agency to Post Information on ...Veterans Affairs
David Jonathon Shulkin | TheHillThe Hill

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Posted on Fri, 29 Sep 2017 21:51:00 GMT



House Oversight Committee may subpoena agencies not providing info on private email use - FederalNewsRadio.com


FederalNewsRadio.com

House Oversight Committee may subpoena agencies not providing info on private email use
FederalNewsRadio.com
Newly elected was George McCubbin III, AFGE's national vice president for California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii. He's a 27-year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol, and was president of the National Border Patrol Council. AFGE president J. David Cox was ...


Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:25:09 GMT



Largest Federal Union Raises Alarm At VA Staffing Crisis Using Wrong Data - The Daily Caller


Largest Federal Union Raises Alarm At VA Staffing Crisis Using Wrong Data
The Daily Caller
“Our nation's veterans deserve access to the highest quality care,” AFGE said in a press release announcing the event. “But with more than 49,000 vacancies nationwide at the VA, they are being deprived of the health care they've earned and prefer ...


Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:20:00 GMT



Rally at Salt Lake City veterans hospital highlights thousands of job vacancies, patient-care delays - Salt Lake Tribune


Salt Lake Tribune

Rally at Salt Lake City veterans hospital highlights thousands of job vacancies, patient-care delays
Salt Lake Tribune
Shortages can be found across a range of job titles at the Salt Lake City VA, from housekeepers to medical staff in the intensive care unit, according to Clayton McDaniel, local president of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the ...

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Posted on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:19:04 GMT



Share Focus: Following the Technicals for American Financial Group Inc (AFGE) - DARC News


Share Focus: Following the Technicals for American Financial Group Inc (AFGE)
DARC News
After a recent market scan, we have seen that the 14 day Stochastic RSI signal is showing a potential bearish divergence for American Financial Group Inc (AFGE). Traders may be paying more attention to these shares over the next few trading sessions to ...

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Posted on Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:37:47 GMT



Labor's Stake in the Fight for Veterans' Health Care - Labor Notes


Labor Notes

Labor's Stake in the Fight for Veterans' Health Care
Labor Notes
Earlier this summer, both attacked the due process rights of AFGE members by passing the “VA Accountability Act.” As the AFL-CIO notes, this draconian measure, backed by some Democrats, eliminates “any guarantee that employees will feel safe speaking ...
New VA Privatization Threat to VetsBeyond Chron

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Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:39:45 GMT



 

 
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