Even before it was public, AFGE has been stomping on VA’s realignment plan

Last Monday VA Secretary Denis McDonough make public a plan for revamping the vast collection of health care facilities throughout the nation. VA proposes closing and tearing down many medical centers, building some new ones, and establishing outpatient centers. And moving more care to the private sector. The American Federation of Government Employees, with represents a couple hundred thousand VA employees, doesn’t like the plan. Not one bit. Joining the Federal Drive with why, the director of AFGE’s public policy department, Jacqueline Simon.