22
JUN
2014

Time to End Workplace Bullying

From SavetheVA.wordpress.com: American Federation of Government Employees Local 781 members and activists will launch a day of action at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Medical Center to educate employees and veterans on the issues of retaliation and harassment occurring at the facility. “Our
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22
JUN
2014

AFGE President: Secret Wait Lists ‘Wrong’

In a recent Chicago Tribune article, American Federation of Government Employees Local 781 President Germaine Clarno rejects Veterans Affairs Executive’s claims that they are no secret wait lists for Veterans seeking care.  “I’ve seen these lists,” Clarno told the Tribune in an
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22
JUN
2014

AFGE: Whistleblowers Need Protection from Retalitation

ABC Chicago covered the latest in the revelations of fraud and abuse committed by Veteran Affairs Directors: “The Inspector General’s report calls it a systemic problem: secret lists that hide the truth about how long veterans are waiting to receive the health care they ne
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22
JUN
2014

AFGE Stands Against Manipulating the Numbers

“We do a lot of good things at the VA.  I’m proud to work there.  I’m proud to serve our nation’s heroes.  We’ve just got to make some changes,”  American Federation of Government Employees Local 781 President Germaine Clarno told NBC Chicago on May
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22
JUN
2014

CBS Covers VA Whistleblowers

CBS Chicago spoke to American Federation of Government Employees Local 781 President Germaine Clarno about the union’s effort to fight for quality care for veterans.  As the wait times scandal is further investigated, AFGE members will continue to fight to reduce wait times and
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