26
JUL
2016

TSO’s Rally at O’Hare

Transportation Security Officers at O’Hare airport in Chicago are fighting not only for their jobs, but to improve the safety and convenience of air travelers. Yet some Chicago Aldermen want to privatize airport security at O’Hare, which would lead to longer lines, decreas
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22
JUL
2016

Rally Against Privatization at O’Hare

Oppose Privatization, join the rally! TSA Rally_July 25
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17
JUN
2016
Rally to strengthen the VA and Keep out promise to veterans!

Keep the Promise: VA Rallies Against Privatization

The quality care that veterans receive at VA hospitals is under attack.  Congress created the Commission on Care to recommend ways to improve the VA, but stacked the deck against veterans by appointing CEO’s of private for-profit hospitals to the commission.  They are writing a
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07
JUN
2016

Tomah, WI VA Hospital Workers and Veterans Unite Against Privatization

AFGE members from the Tomah, WI VA gathered with veterans in June 2016 to listen to speakers explain why privatization will not solve the problems facing the VA.  Rather than improve veterans care, privatization will make it harder for veterans to receive quality care.   Speakers high
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20
MAY
2016
AFGE member holding sign that says 'TSOs Keep Us Safe'

TSO Demand Real Solutions to Long Lines, Oppose Privatization

With long lines at airports in the news, Transportation Security Officers at Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports are working to educate the public about what can be done to reduce the lines. TSO’s and their union, the American Federation of Government Employees, sup
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11
MAY
2016
11
MAY
2016
AFGE member holding a sign.

Save the VA!

Our veterans serve our country with honor, and in return, some members of a controversial congressional commission want to replace the comprehensive health care that veterans have earned, with a coupon. We know that our veterans deserve better. That is why AFGE’s President Cox is spea
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