AFGE’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President

Today, AFGE announced its endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. It is a decision that will please many of its members, but will displease a lot of Border Patrol agents.

AFGE’s selective process is spelled out in detail on their website. AFGE reached out to all announced presidential candidates – Republican and Democratic – with a questionnaire to gauge their positions on federal employees. Two candidates responded and agreed to an interview. Continue Reading →

Nationwide Swap Program (NWS) Update

By now, those employees who have been paired for a swap under the Nationwide Swap Program (NWS) should have been notified, via government e-mail, that a pairing was made. The e-mail gives the employee until 4:00 pm (EST) on October 30, 2015, to indicate whether they are interested in accepting a swap if the pairing is validated. Continue Reading →