There's less than 5 days left until the Budget Conference Committee makes its recommendation to Congress. There's already a proposal on the table to increase your pension contributions by 1.2%.
That's why we're holding an emergency nation-wide AFGE teletown hall this Monday, December 9th.
Federal workers look like they could be the big losers if House and Senate budget conferees reach a deal.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) are working behind closed doors to reach a deal that would replace some of the automatic spending cuts known as the sequester with other reductions.
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We only have four days to do it. Urge your lawmakers to sign onto Representative Stephen Lynch (MA-8) “Dear Colleague” letter to the Budget Conference Committee to leave federal workers’ pay and benefits out of the FY 2014 budget talks.
The deadline for signing onto Rep. Lynch’s letter is Close of Business this Friday, November 8th.
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The Executive Board of the National Council of Field Labor Locals (NCFLL) is composed of eleven national officers. The Executive Board negotiates and enforces the national Agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL). The Executive Board also meets regularly with USDOL management to consult on issues relevant to administration of the Agreement and to conduct mid-term bargaining. Read More...
WASHINGTON – The American Federation of Government Employees National President John Gage today issued the following response to President Obama’s proposed plan for shared prosperity and shared fiscal responsibility:
“AFGE supports a comprehensive economic strategy for the country that stimulates job growth, strengthens the middle class, reinforces entitlement programs for future generations and requires everyone, including the wealthy and corporations, to pay their fair share.”
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union, representing 625,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.