AFGE makes another run at Veterans Affairs to settle longstanding contract issues.

The American Federation of Government Employees returns to the negotiating table with Veterans Affairs officials for the largest union contract in the federal government. AFGE wants to resolve persistent points of disagreement. The union wants VA to put employees on performance improvement plans before imposing discipline. It’s also wants to ensure Title 38 medical employees receive an equal share of performance-based awards and incentives. For an update, Federal News Network’s Jory Heckman spoke with the Supervisory Attorney for AFGE’s VA Council, Thomas Dargon.