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 16th.  As the Federal Government investigates claims of fraud and abuse at Veterans Affairs hospitals that led to long wait time for veterans seeking care, AFGE leaders are blowing the whistle on how VA Directors would manipulate the numbers so that they could receive financial bonuses, while veterans suffered.

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