Week In Review April 25-29
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Meet the commission looking to dismantle the VA
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Meet the Controversial Commission Working to Sell Out Veterans’ Health Care

Congress created the Commission on Care to improve veterans’ health care. So why are they so intent on selling out our nations’ heroes to the lowest bidder?

Because privatization means billions for for-profit hospitals. Read here »

New Beginning for Evaluating Employee Performance at DoDThe Pentagon is changing the way it determines who is hired, fired, promoted, and demoted.

Find out how this affects your job »

The TSA Contract Ratification Vote is Here: Now What?Negotiating a fair contract for TSA Officers is only half the battle. Here’s what members need to do next.

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Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage MonthThe Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) is sponsoring events in New York and D.C. to recognize the contributions of Asian Pacific Americans to the labor movement.

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This Week in Labor HistoryApril 28, 1993 – The Ms. Foundation introduces the first “Take Our Daughters to Work Day,” now known as “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,” to boost self-esteem of girls and introduce them to new career opportunities.
This Week’s TweetThis Week’s Tweet: “Workers Memorial Day is Thursday. Check out these resources for this important day: http://bit.ly/1rfWS4X#WORKERSMEMORIALDAY” – @UAW

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This Week’s Member BenefitStart spreading the news: AFGE members have access to ticket discounts for Broadway shows and Cirque du Soleil attractions.

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This Week’s Health TipMeat and potatoes have been American diet staples for a long time, but this burly dinner is due for a makeover. Try updating your menu based on the latest nutrition and medical research for better health and a more consistent energy level.

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