Week in Review May30-Jun3
Friday, June 10th, 2016 | Author:
TSA catches dangerous weapons in luggage.
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1 week. 74 guns. 65 loaded. Just another week at TSA.

While Congress was on vacation during the last week of May, TSA officers found a record-breaking 74 guns, 65 of which were loaded, in carry-on bags across the country. What does this mean for your security?

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Will Veterans Health Care Be Sold Out for Good?For-profit private hospital executives and the Koch brothers are about to make their next move toward selling our heroes’ health care to the lowest bidder. What does this mean for veterans and the VA?

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Public Servants are Losing Out on Overtime PayThe Obama administration did the right thing by giving millions of private sector workers overtime pay. So why not federal employees?

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AFGE Renews Call for Protective Equipment after Assault on Correctional OfficersThree officers at FCC Victorville were violently assaulted by an inmate last week – further proving that our correctional workers need access to stab-proof vests.

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My Personal Battle Against Ovarian CancerAFGE VA Local 1061 Vice President Dewanda Mitchell volunteered to raise awareness about ovarian cancer after losing her aunt. Then she was diagnosed with it, too.

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Anti-discrimination Agency Recognizes AFGE Member’s Landmark Civil Rights CaseThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission launched Pride Month by honoring a transgender AFGE member behind a landmark ruling.

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This Week in Labor HistoryJune 4, 1912 – Massachusetts becomes the first state to establish a minimum wage for workers.
This Week’s Tweet“We stood together. We fought for what was right. And we won. #VictoryatVerizon” — @CWADistrict1

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This Week’s Member BenefitSchool may be out for summer, but why not take a class in personal finances? Through AFGE, members can access a free course on personal finance management at Grantham University online.

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This Week’s Health TipIt’s National Safety Month – a great time to start some new safe driving habits.

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