Listen Now! AFGE Readies for Contract Negotiations at TSA on ‘Inside Government’

July 5, 2011

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WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Tune in now to AFGE’s “Inside Government” as the union prepares to negotiate a contract for Transportation Security Officers (TSOs). The show, which originally aired on Friday, July 1, is now available on demand.

AFGE National President John Gage discussed the union’s historic win in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) union election and the next steps in negotiating a contract for TSOs. Gage also addressed the most important issues for TSOs including better workplace conditions and eliminating the Performance Accountability and Standards System pay-for-performance model.

AFGE TSA Local 777 President Ricky McCoy then discussed the impact of AFGE’s TSA election win on TSOs in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Lastly, AFGE Communications Director Enid Doggett celebrated the fifth anniversary of “Inside Government” and what listeners can expect from the program in the future.

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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 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 625,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.

SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees

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