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Government Health Care Congress
GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE CONGRESS
July 16-16, 2019
Government Health Care Congress assembles health plans, providers, states, and community organizations to develop strategies that promote growth, value, and quality care in government-sponsored health care programs.

International Association of Government Officials Conference
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS CONFERENCE
July 12-18, 2019
The International Association of Government Officials Conference brings together local officials, fostering excellence in public service through education, innovation, and networking and it provides the attendees with endless opportunities to create and strengthen relationships and it will also offe...

AFGE


The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal union representing 670,000 federal government employees. Our members are the doctors, Border Patrol agents, scientists, correctional officers, nurses, and food inspectors who keep America healthy and safe. We believe America works, when people do. That's why we're on a mission to elevate the conversation our country is having about unions like AFGE; and in the process, better labor practices for all.

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With the farm community still awaiting an announcement on the location of the planned moves of two Agriculture Department research offices, the staff at one of them voted on Tuesday to unionize and join the American Federation of Government Employees. The vote by eligible non-management employees at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture was 137-2. It comes a month after staff at a sister office, the Economic Research Service, also voted overwhelmingly to unionize. “The Trump admin...

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The nation’s largest federal employee union on Wednesday night filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to declare that the Veterans Affairs Department is in contempt of a recent court order invalidating President Trump’s executive orders aimed at cracking down on labor groups. The American Federation of Government Employees filed the motion on behalf of AFGE Local 3399, which represents employees at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital ...
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The American Federation of Government Employees on Wednesday filed an internal grievance with the Veterans Affairs Department alleging “numerous unfair labor practices” related to the department’s implementation of a series of controversial workforce executive orders. In a filing sent to Kimberly McLeod, executive director in the VA Office of Labor-Management Relations, AFGE’s National Veterans Affairs Council, which represents VA employees, accused leadership of illegall...
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For the second time in three months, officials at the largest federal employee union are embroiled in a contentious internal dispute over resources and authority. National leaders at the American Federation of Government Employees last week ousted officials at the local covering Labor Department headquarters over spending on a recent event. But officials at the Local 12 say the move by AFGE National President J. David Cox was politically motivated....
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EVENTS

Government Health Care Congress
GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE CONGRESS
July 16-16, 2019
Government Health Care Congress assembles health plans, providers, states, and community organizations to develop strategies that promote growth, value, and quality care in government-sponsored health care programs.

International Association of Government Officials Conference
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS CONFERENCE
July 12-18, 2019
The International Association of Government Officials Conference brings together local officials, fostering excellence in public service through education, innovation, and networking and it provides the attendees with endless opportunities to create and strengthen relationships and it will also offe...