AFGE Local 421 had/has major role in:

  • AWS policy

  • Telework policy

  • Child Care Center


Look to Local 421 to:

  • Enforce AWS and Telework policies

  • Oversee hiring and promotions; help ensure no PPPs

  • Review plans to move or reorganize offices

  • Review position descriptions, performance standards and job announcements

  • Protect and offer guidance to employees in matters related to performance and conduct

  • Protect employees against wrongful termination

  • Assist employees with Reasonable Accommodation issues


Currently Local 421 is involved with:

  • Employee grievances over performance, wrongful termination, reasonable accommodation

  • Remodeling of 888 building

  • Reports and analyses of Telework use

  • Analyses of biases in performance rating and bonuses

  • Security breaches


AFGE National and other National unions had major role in:

  • Work schedules (weekends without work, daily breaks, paid vacation, 8-hour workday and 40-hour work week)

  • Financial security (social security, sick leave, minimum wage, workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, pensions, holiday pay, and military leave)

  • Benefits (health care insurance, dental, life and vision insurance, Family and Medical Leave Act, Parental Leave, Veteran’s Employment and Training Services)

  • Protections (Civil Rights, OSHA, Age Discrimination, Whistleblower protection laws, Americans with Disabilities Act, Reasonable Accommodations, Privacy Rights, and Equal Pay)


Currently AFGE National is on the forefront of efforts to:

  • Advocate for federal pay raises (asking Congress for 5.3% increase in 2017)

  • Fight to maintain or stop Congress from eroding worker rights

  • Fight to minimize efforts to further reduce retirement benefits.

 

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Rene' Forsberg | President

Asif Balbale | Vice President

James Hough | Acting Treasurer

Sarah McKinley | Recording Secretary

William Cary | Chief Steward

Lorena Finger | Delegate

Casey Nutsch | Archivist, Web Site



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Washington DC 20426 US

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