Post Tagged with: "Department of Veteran Affairs"

Cox: VA Bill Satisfies AFGE

WASHINGTON–The new and sudden congressional compromise to try to solve medical access problems at the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) satisfies the president of the union representing the agency’s employees, J. David Cox, a retired VA nurse.

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Senate Veterans Panel OKs Restoring Bargaining Rights for Some VA Workers

WASHINGTON—Moving to close an injustice to workers, the Democratic-run Senate Veterans Affairs Committee voted 8-6 on party lines on Nov. 19 to restore some collective bargaining rights to some Veterans Affairs (VA) professional workers. Major veterans groups and the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents VA workers, support the legislation.  The GOP opposed it.  Senate Republicans argued the measure […]

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