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Listen now! AFGE responds to DOD furlough plan on “Inside Government”

April 5, 2013

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WASHINGTON, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Tune in now to AFGE’s “Inside Government” for the union’s response to the Defense Department’s furlough plan. The show, which originally aired on Friday, April 5, is now available on demand.

AFGE Defense Conference Chair Don Hale analyzed the Pentagon’s plan to reduce furlough days from 22 to 14 for civilian employees and the impact furloughs would have on workers and public service delivery. Hale also suggested alternate ways the Pentagon could trim costs from its budget.

AFGE 14(th) District National Vice President Eric Bunn then discussed his top priorities as newly elected national vice president and the impact of sequestration on District 14 members.

AFGE General Counsel David Borer highlighted the union’s latest legal victories and the value of workplace representation for federal employees.

Lastly, AFGE National Border Patrol Council Vice President Shawn Moran addressed sequestration’s impact on border security and Border Patrol agents.

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“Inside Government” is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact federal and D.C. government employees. The show airs each Friday at 10 a.m. on Federal News Radio 1500 AM in Washington, D.C., and online at FederalNewsRadio.com. It is also available to millions of iPod users through Apple’s iTunes podcast. “Inside Government” is produced by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the nation’s largest federal employee union, representing 670,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.

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