American Federation of Government Employees

Updated: Biden signs stopgap highway spending bill bringing 3,700 Transportation Dept. employees back to work

Congress averted a partial government shutdown, but lawmakers didn’t meet the same deadline to extend funding for the Highway Trust Fund, which finances…

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(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2021, file photo resident of Harmony Court Assisted Living receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Jackson, Miss. With booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine now authorized in the U.S., government advisers reconvened on Thursday, Sept. 23, to tackle the most contentious question yet: Exactly who should roll up their sleeves right away? (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Range of penalties possible for employees who don’t comply with federal vaccine mandate, attorneys say

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Pentagon looks to cement career paths for software acquisition experts

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AFGE files new unfair labor practice charge against VA over collective bargaining

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Biden will now require vaccines for all federal employees via new executive order

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

20 years after 9/11, TSA officers renew calls for higher pay

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(Sean McKeag/The Citizens' Voice via AP)FILE - In this March 20, 2021, file photo, Navy veteran Ronnie Jackson, of Blakeslee, Pa., receives a COVID-19 vaccine from nurse Fran McLean at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center in Plains Township, Pa. After more than a year of isolation, American veterans are embracing plans for a more traditional Memorial Day. Advocates say it’s also a time to take stock of the veteran lives lost to the coronavirus and to recommit to vaccinating those who remain reluctant. (Sean McKeag/The Citizens' Voice via AP)

VHA employee vaccinations on the rise amid surge in COVID cases, deaths

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Biden formally announces plans to give employees a federal pay raise in 2022

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Biden announces new slate of impasse panel members

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AP Photo/John Locher, FileFILE - In this Jan. 22, 2021, file photo, used vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine lay empty at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. The U.S. government announced on Aug. 11, 2021 it will deliver Pfizer vaccines to the Caribbean. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Federal employees union give their take on the president’s new vaccine guidance

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employee unions are responding to President Biden’s new vaccine guidance.

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Judge dismisses most claims in lawsuit alleging misconduct by former AFGE head

The underlying lawsuit against AFGE and former president J. David Cox remains active in federal court, but the judge dismissed all but four of the 11 counts…

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After years of contentious negotiations, HHS, NTEU agree to labor relations reset

The Department of Health and Human Services is the latest agency to announce a reset in labor relations with its union, following a Biden administration executive order that restored collective bargaining and official time.

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