Apr 28, 2020

NAGE Federal COVID-19 Response

Below you will find all the updates from NAGE Federal pertaining to COVID-19

April 27, 2020
Protesting Lack of Resources at Baltimore VA
 
Today, union members from the National Association of Government Employees (NAGE-SEIU) local R3-19 and the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 424 hosted a protest – with socially distanced participants – to highlight employee concerns of lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), testing, telework and hazardous duty pay – at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center within the VA Maryland Health Care System.
 
Continue to read the full story here: Protesting Lack of Resources

 
April 20, 2020
US Senate to Secretary Wilkie, PPE Informaiton for VA

On the heels of NAGE demanding answers about the health and safety protections at the VA, the United States Senate joined in the requests.  You can find the Senate letter to VA Secretary Wikie HERE.  
 
The safety of our VA members is a top priority and we are thankful that the U.S. Senate agrees and has joined in the fight to demand answers from the Administration.  
 
April 16, 2020
President Holway Writes to VA Secretary Wilkie

You can find President Holway's letter HERE.  
 
 

April 14, 2020
COVID-19 Issues Facing Federal, Postal Employees, Retirees

The Federal-Postal Coalition, of which NAGE is proudly a members, has reached out to congress with the goal of receiving better health and safety protections for the millions of federal and postal workers, including retirees, across the country.  
 
You can find the letter HERE

 

April 6, 2020
Joint letter to Secretary Wilkie & Dr. Stone

NAGE has written to Secretary Wilkie and Dr. Stone, along with several other public sector unions, detailing the VA's failure to provide adequate protections to our members and demands to rectify their shortcomings.  You can find the letter HERE.   

 
April 6, 2020
DC Labor Unions Demand PPE & Testing
 
NAGE, alongside several other public service unions, sent a letter to Mayor Muriel Bowser, Washington, D.C., urging for implementation of COVID-19 for all heath care corkers who have been exposed to the virus.  
 
You can find the letter HERE


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