Witold Skwierczynski

  • This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Social Security Administration Council 220 President Witold Skwierczynski and Department of Housing and Urban Development Council 222 Executive Vice President Carolyn Federoff discuss the consequences of federal budget cuts. Former AFGE President Bobby Harnage also appears.

    September 05, 2012
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    May 09, 2012
  • After more than two years of tough negotiations, the Social Security Administration and its largest union, The American Federation of Government Employees, have signed off on final contract. The contract includes changes to office travel and vision benefits.

    May 07, 2012
  • Nearly two years of negotiating has led to a stalemate between the Social Security Administration and its largest union, the American Federation of Government Employees. The protracted dispute mars the Obama administration\'s otherwise productive attempts to collaborate formally with federal unions.

    November 08, 2011
  • This week on AFGE\'s \"Inside Government\" labor historian Dr. Nelson Lichtenstein discusses the importance of public sector unions and the future of the labor movement. AFGE National Council of Social Security Administration Field Operations Locals President Witold Skwierczynski also appears to address contract negotiations with SSA and a series of upcoming nationwide rallies.

    October 19, 2011
  • Earl Tucker President, Council 224 Jim Marshall President, Council 215 Witold Skwierczynski President, Council 220 Agatha Joseph President, Council 109

    May 18, 2011
  • This week\'s show focuses on the continuing possibility of a government shutdown. Guests include Steve Watkins and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times and AFGE\'s Witold Skwierczynski. March 2, 2011

    March 02, 2011
  • AFGE plans to protest on Wednesday the possible spending cuts to the Social Security Administration in more than 20 states. SSA Commission Astrue tried to alleviate spending concerns with an e-mail to employees. Meanwhile, SSA and AFGE are negotiating a new contract.

    February 28, 2011
  • Agency officials say the House\'s proposed budget could mean furloughs and layoffs. Reduced funding also could slow the construction of SSA\'s new data center. Officials say the current computer center poses a high risk for outages that would impact critical operations.

    February 22, 2011
  • Witold Skwierczynski President, AFGE National Council of SSA Field Operations Locals Joseph Riedel Member, AFGE VA Local 2798 Tim McManus Vice President of Education and Outreach, Partnership for Public Service

    January 13, 2011
  • Contract negotiations between SSA and AFGE won\'t be going forward without the help of a special mediator.

    December 14, 2010