AFGE TSOs Discuss Union Election, Collective Bargaining on ‘Inside Government’
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Tune in now to AFGE’s “Inside Government” to learn more about the union’s bid to exclusively represent Transportation Security Officers (TSO). The show, which originally aired on Friday, March 11, is now available on demand.
AFGE Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Local Presidents Kim Kraynak-Lambert (Local 332) and Robert McNeil (Local 237) spoke of the overwhelming support to elect AFGE as the exclusive union representative of TSOs. Kraynak-Lambert and McNeil also discussed AFGE’s work in securing collective bargaining rights for the TSA work force.
Democracy for America (DFA) Chair Jim Dean and Philip Dray, author of “There is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America,” addressed the assault against unions and the middle class in Wisconsin.
Finally, GovLoop Director of Community Engagement Andrew Krzmarzick discussed the response GovLoop’s members have had to the federal pay freeze and budget cuts. Krzmarzick also detailed new GovLoop initiatives, including the “Rock Your Resume” campaign.
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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 www.federalnewsradio.com. It is also available to 70 million 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 625,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.
SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees