David Bump

FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits, saying it will need much more staff even as money remains in question due to a tightening Trump administration budget.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VBA rolling out more automation tools this summer, but expects uptick in backlog

The Veterans Benefits Administration is looking to accelerate its use of automation tools this summer, to keep pace with its workload and break new records…

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union protesters AFGE

AFGE files grievance over VA’s ‘chaotic’ implementation of executive order’s official time limits

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unions, AFGE, representation

‘The survival of our union is at stake,’ AFGE warns members

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