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2014-01-31 16:22:40

Listen Now! http://www.federalnewsradio.com/216/3552375/Union-assists-OPM-workers-affected-by-layoff---January-31-2014 WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn about the union's response to layoffs at the Office of Personnel Management. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Jan. 31, is now available on demand. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/MM21150LOGO) AFGE Local 32 President Charlretta...

2014-01-10 16:21:28

Listen Now! (http://federalnewsradio.com/index.php?nid=53&sid=2186234) WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn about a series of Occupational Safety and Health Administration violations at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Michigan. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Jan. 10, is now available on demand. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/MM21150LOGO) AFGE Department of Defense Local...

2014-01-08 16:27:01

USDA cost-cutting plan would turn over inspections to poultry processors, increase risk of foodborne illnesses WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees has joined with food and worker safety groups in calling on Congress to reject a budget proposal from USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to implement a new poultry inspection system during FY 2014. AFGE and the other groups also are urging Congress to restore...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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