Unions

  • Calling for an end to the FCIP? This week, host Derrick T. Dortch talks with Employees Union (NTEU) President Colleen M. Kelley. June 18, 2010

    July 09, 2010
  • The next challenge for supporters of teleworking in the government has nothing to do with laptops, laws or cybersecurity. Instead, experts say that challenge will be to convince the recalcitrant manager in the office down the hall, who doesn\'t like the idea.

    July 09, 2010
  • Dave Owens President, AFGE Air Force Local 1101 Dave Johnson Fellow, Campaign for America\'s Future Tracy Van Slyke Director, The Media Consortium Author, \"Beyond the Echo Chamber: How a Networked Progressive Media Can Reshape American Politics\"

    July 01, 2010
  • This week, Mike Causey talks with Dan Adcock, legislative director of the National Active Retired Federal Employees, about where legislation is in the House that would allow you to move unused annual leave into your TSP after leaving federal service. Then, Randy Erwin of the National Federation of Federal Employees talks about why some in Congress are keen on freezing federal pay and benefits. Encore presentation

    June 30, 2010
  • To be sure, bargaining and arbitration rights are at the top of the list, but what else would AFGE like from TSA and its new administrator? We ask Brian Dewyngaert, chief of staff for the American Federation of Government Employees.

    June 29, 2010
  • President Colleen Kelley sends letter to Congress.

    June 15, 2010
  • Former U.S. Rep. Bob Edgar (D-Pa.) President and CEO, Common Cause John Threlkeld AFGE Legislative Representative Isaiah Poole Executive Editor, OurFuture.org

    June 03, 2010
  • Last year groups representing active and retired federal workers flexed their muscle as never before, and got results! But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey notes the question for many is whether unions are dynamos or dinosaurs.

    June 03, 2010
  • Some Republican members of Congress are making an election-year pitch to reduce the Federal worker headcount, and save money. But would it really do that?

    June 02, 2010
  • On Tuesday, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wrote a column regarding the federal pay freeze and union membership. Well, he got a good number of emails from readers and listeners, some of whom said they think unions are too political. On this week\'s Your Turn, Causey talked with Colleen Kelley of the NTEU and Judy Park of NARFE to get their thoughts.

    June 01, 2010
  • When the Senate voted not to freeze your salary it may have deprived federal union leaders with what Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says would have been their greatest ever recruiting tool: anger.

    June 01, 2010
  • John Gage AFGE National President Dwight Bowman AFGE 14th District National Vice President

    May 27, 2010
  • When it comes to the Thrift Savings Plan is the government limiting how much investors can make or is it protecting them from themselves? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks about the lack of investment options in the federal 401(k) plan.

    May 25, 2010
  • Bryan Lowry President, AFGE Council of Prison Locals Steve Ressler Founder and President, GovLoop

    May 20, 2010