VA Accountability Act unfairly turned on AFGE members at the VA

The collective bargaining rights of federal employees have come under attack in recent years. Legislation intended to protect them has been turned on them and used against them.

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National Veterans Affairs Council Outside Council Ibidun Roberts discussed the VA Accountability Act, collective bargaining rights and the Federal Service Impasse Council on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Grandson of FDR says social security is in trouble under Trump

Since its inception in 1935, Social Security has been under attack.

The attacks have never been this bold however, as the current administration is actively taking measures to cut funding to the insurance program.

James Roosevelt Jr., the grandson of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Vice-Chair for Advisory Board for the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSSM)  joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss his grandfather’s legacy and the future of Social Security. Continue reading