Week in Review July 25-29
Thursday, August 04th, 2016 | Author:
Government workers would relish a raise.
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Public Servants Feel the Squeeze Without Catch-up Pay

For the last six years, you’ve scraped the bottom of the bottle just to make ends meet. It’s time you get the catch-up pay you deserve.

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The Real Reason Why TSA Officers Rallied in ChicagoChicago O’Hare, one of the world’s busiest airports, relies on TSA Officers to keep passengers safe. But the airport is losing good officers every day.

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A New Contract Means New Workplace Improvements for Coast Guard EmployeesAfter two months of negotiations, AFGE Council 120 and the U.S. Coast Guard have negotiated and signed a new labor-management agreement.

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South Carolina’s New Champion for Working PeopleAs a government employee, April Lott always stood up for public servants. Now, she’s has taken on a new role and is determined to build our movement’s strength through solidarity and action.

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3 Union Benefits to Beat the HeatEscape the summer heat without breaking the bank by taking advantage of your exclusive, AFGE members-only benefits.

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This Week in Labor HistoryJuly 26, 1992 — The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) goes into effect, requiring employees to offer reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities and banning discrimination against these workers.
This Week’s Tweet“ICYMI: Private health providers often motivated by profit, not concern for #veterans. http://ow.ly/5bwE301QBqn @theprospect @AFGENational” — @UHCANnatl

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This Week’s Health TipDuring the hot summer months, staying hydrated can be hard. But adding a hint of flavor to plain old water can get you to drink up.

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