Latest AFGE National Stories

2011-03-22 15:28:00

Never a better time to implement observation program, says AFGE WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers nationwide, today called on TSA to immediately begin a nationwide radiation monitoring program and provide TSOs with dosimeters to measure radiation output at the checkpoints. "AFGE has long advocated for a comprehensive radiation safety program that includes monitoring...

2010-06-10 10:13:00

Union Moves to Gain National Support for Gray's Mayoral Candidacy WASHINGTON , June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest federal and D.C. employee union, The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and its board of directors will meet today with D.C. Council Chair Vincent Gray. The union has announced its support for Gray's mayoral candidacy, but plans to take action to get support from unions across the country. Today's strategy meeting follows AFGE's and other...

2009-03-23 10:39:00

AFGE Calls for Full Bargaining Rights for TSA Workers LAS VEGAS, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union that represents TSA workers nationwide, will hold an event Tuesday, March 24 to call for full workplace protections for Transportation Security Officers. AFGE National President John Gage, National Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox and National Vice President Eugene Hudson are scheduled to speak. AFGE represents the entire TSA...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'