NST Kelley Honored with Living Legend Award
National Secretary-Treasurer Everett Kelley was honored with AFGE’s 2019 Living Legend Award for his decades of leadership and service to the labor movement.
AFGE to File Charge against GSA for Illegally Implementing Executive Orders
GSA and AFGE have been in contract negotiations for several weeks, and the union has routinely reminded the agency that it could not unilaterally implement the EOs. GSA, however, told the union the agency intends to impose several provisions of the EOs on or about Oct. 26.
On non-duty time, and on your personal (non-agency) computer or smartphone, visit: afge.org/fightback to learn more about the orders and what you can do to help yourself, your colleagues, and your union!
And you can call Congress NOW and tell them to support federal employees, and denounce the executive orders.
District Office: 1-888-775-3148
DC Office: 1-844-669-5146
2019 P.O.R.T. Training: Fired Up, Ready to Roll!
The 2019 P.O.R.T. Leadership Academy brought together hundreds of activists to advance their skills in political action, organizing, representation, and training. In its eighth year, P.O.R.T. continues to educate new activists and hone the skills of dedicated trade unionists. This year is the first time that eight districts – District 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, and 14 – joined together to host the event.
AFGE Protects Several Workplace Rights in New AFGE-SSA Contract
AFGE succeeded in protecting several workplace rights for employees at Social Security Administration (SSA) under a newly negotiated labor-management contract.