Eric Young

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2015 file photo, a guard tower looms over a federal prison complex which houses a Supermax facility outside Florence, in southern Colorado. The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime could usher in a reversal of that trend. The resources of a prison system that for years has grappled with overcrowding, but that experienced a population drop as Justice Department leaders pushed a different approach to drug prosecutions, could again be taxed.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley,File)

Federal prison union says low staffing, tight budgets bad for guards’ morale

Eric Young, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees Council of Prison Locals, said what he would like to see in the 2019…

Read more
Federal News Radio pinwheel icon

Veterans make up growing share of federal workforce so why is their morale faltering?

Read more

AFGE continues efforts to end workplace discrimination – September 20, 2013 and September 27, 2013

Read more