Action Needed on Privatization

Legislation
AFGE Local 200 recommends a phone call to your local representative with the following general narrative: Currently, the FAA and its employees oversee the most complex and safest airspace in the world.  Privatization will have significant negative impact upon me and my family.  Additionally, privatization puts the safety of the national airspace at risk. Nothing about privatization improves safety.  Currently, the FAA provides a safe airspace for a record number of travelers.  Privatization turns over control of a complex system to a private entity where safety is only one of many primary concerns.  Please do not support this effort to dismantle the FAA and place me, my family, and the flying public at risk. My personal impacts are… To find your local representative and their contact information, please use see…
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Legislative Call to Action!

Legislation
Right now, Congress is working on the most extreme union-busting, pension-stealing bills we've seen yet. These attacks focus on official time, one of our core union rights that AFGE uses to help employees get fair representation in workplace disputes. Anti-government employee lawmakers are trying to rush through bills that limit our union rights and silence our voice in the workplace. Here's what you need to know about H.R. 1364, the Government-wide Anti-Union Representation Bill: It eliminates the use of official time by making it far too difficult for managers and federal employees to successfully work together to address mission-related challenges It revokes our union's ability to stand up for workers who have been wrongfully fired, disciplined, harassed or intimidated It steals the pension of any worker who exceeds a limited…
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