Week In Review October 10-14
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Negotiations Are Over. What’s Next for TSA Officers?

The conclusion of TSA contract negotiations have proved what we already knew: being a TSA officer isn’t easy. We’ve made progress, but the fight to give employees the respect they deserve is just beginning.

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The Dept. Of Veterans Affairs: A Shared HistoryThe VA is just a network of hospitals and benefits offices to some. For veterans and the VA’s employees, it’s much more.

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Retired from Work, Not LaborWhat happens when a group of retired AFGE members get together? They start of a new chapter of union activism.

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GovExec: Federal Agencies Deploy Thousands of Feds for Hurricane Matthew ResponseFederal agencies have released thousands of government employees across five states and three countries to assist in Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.

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This Week in Labor HistoryOctober 13, 1934 — American Federation of Labor votes to boycott all German-made products as a protest against Nazi antagonism to organized labor.
Tweet of the Week“THIS is what union leadership looks like >> @UAWFORDDEPT offering free mammogram screenings in Detroit areahttp://www.wtol.com/story/33368876/uaw-ford-offering-free-mammogram-screenings-in-detroit-area @UAW (in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month)” — @MIAFLCIO

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This Week’s Member BenefitNeed to visit the doctor for a check up? Check out AFGE’s Working America and Union Plus health benefits.

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This Week’s Health TipIf your nose begs for a tissue and your head feels full, you could be among the nearly 1 in 8 Americans who suffer from sinusitis — inflammation of the sinuses caused by allergies or viruses such as a cold.

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