14
OCT
2016

Labor Day 2016

AFGE members in Detroit showed their union pride by marching on the 2016 Detroit Labor Day Parade.
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24
JUN
2016

VA Workers and Veterans: Don’t Close the VA!

Nurses, Doctors, Social Workers and other VA employees rallied with veterans in Chicago, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Madison and more from June 22-24.  They were speaking out against the Committee on Care, a committee formed by Congress to issue recommendations on how to privatize the VA.  Po
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15
DEC
2015

TSO’s Rally for Justice in Detroit

Transportation Security Officers nationwide are fighting for a new contract.  Several TSO’s from AFGE Local 778 as well as Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Beiber rallied at Detroit’s Metropolitan Wayne County Airport on December 12, 2015 to
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11
SEP
2015
AFGE members in the Detroit Labor Day Parade

AFGE Celebrates Labor Day

AFGE members across the 7th District commemorated Labor Day with a variety of events. In Detroit, AFGE members marched in the city’s Labor Day Parade. While in Chicago members of several locals networked with other labor leaders at the annual Labor Day Luncheon hosted by the Chi
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27
AUG
2015

Detroit VA Workers Keep the Pressure Up!

On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, Members of AFGE and the AFL-CIO, along with concerned community members held a “Stand up for Our Veterans” demonstration at John D. Dingell VA Medical Center to shed light on the culture of retaliation and need for improved working conditions at the facili
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18
AUG
2015
Members of AFGE Local 911 at the Detroit VA rally against unfair conditions.

Detroit VA Workers Rally Against Unfair Conditions

Member of AFGE Local 911 rallied on July 21, 2015 at the John Dingell VA hospital in Detroit to demand and end to unfair work conditions that make it difficult for them to do their jobs – serving our nations veterans health needs. Speaking to CBS News, Local President Ben Mahan
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13
JUL
2015

Rally for Safety, Dignity and Respect

Veterans Administration workers at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center and their supporters will rally in Detroit on July 22 from 9:30 am until noon to inform the public about conditions at the hospital.  According to one union member, “We work hard to look out for our nation&
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07
APR
2015
Vaughn Glenn, President of AFGE Local 778 speaks at the rally for airport safety.

Rally for Safe Airports

We were all shocked to hear about the machette attacks on TSA airport security workers in New Orleans.  While we prayed for the safety of those TSA employees, this event highlights the need for safer work conditions for TSO’s. Which is why AFGE activists joined with the TSO̵
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