AFGE official describes racism at the V.A.

With social justice being a major topic of discussion for the past few months, Bill Wetmore of the American Federation of Government Employees came on America’s Work Force Radio Podcast to discuss issues with racism in the Department of Veterans Affairs on Aug. 19. Continue reading

AFGE representative talks government operations during a global pandemic

Arnold Scott, National Vice President of the American Federation of Government Employees District 6 spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 15 about the AFGE roadmap for successful government operation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Labor Lawyer Speaks About Police Unions

Joyce Goldstein, a labor lawyer with Goldstein Gragel, LLC spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 17 about attacks on police unions. Continue reading

Protections for VA Medical Center Staff

Willie Haywood Jr., Sixth District President of Council 262 of the American Federation of Government Employees representing the Veterans Administration Medical Center spoke with America’s Work Force on April 15 to discuss VA staff members and their protections during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

100 Year Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Mary Anne Trasciatti, Chair of Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke with America’s Work Force on March 18 to discuss the 100-year anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Continue reading

The Benefits of Mechanical Insulation Discussed on America’s Work Force

The Insulators Union Labor Management Cooperative Trust Executive Director Pete Ielmini made his first appearance on America’s Work Force on Feb. 19 to discuss the insulation industry and Mechanical Insulation. Specifically, he talked about the benefits mechanical insulation offers to mechanical systems and the companies where it is properly installed and maintained. Continue reading

E-Dues Discussed on America’s Work Force

Steve Campisi, mental health counselor, and Darryll Bell, legislative political coordinator with American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 31 spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 15 about switching to e-dues. Continue reading

Contract Talks with the VA Discussed on America’s Work Force

David Cann, director field services and education department for the American Federation of Government Employees spoke with America’s Work Force on Dec. 18 about contract talks with the Veterans Administration. Continue reading