AFGE Local 1812

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We have been getting questions from our bargaining unit members regarding the Agency’s “Best Practices Guide for Social Media”. Specifically, employees want to know if the Agency can restrict what they post on their own private social media sites. The answer: in some cases, almost certainly - yes - and in others, probably not. Read more >>>

The VOA has VOA employees performing work for foreign broadcasting entities. The so-called affiliate strategy has the potential to seriously erode the VOA’s credibility and its ability to fulfill the VOA Charter. Read more >>>

Hundreds of AFGE members braved the cold, rainy October weather to express their dissatisfaction with being held hostage by fringe group in the Congress. Read more >>>

AFGE Members joined other Federal workers for a rally on Capitol Hill to demand an end to the Government Shutdown. Read more >>>

We at AFGE Local 1812 are concerned, but not surprised, that since coming out, yet again, near the bottom in the OPM Human Capital survey in 2012, the Agency's executive management has continued to pursue its destructive policies. Read more >>>

Al Kamen of the Washington Post wrorte an article recently in which he repeated some favorite talking points of members of the BBG Executive staff.  We sent him the following. Read more >>>

AFGE members can make a donation to help those who are still in need due to Superstorm Sandy. Read more >>>

Is Social Media all that it is cracked up to be? In a commentary published in Foreign Policy, an expert believes it isn't. Read more >>>

We continue a series of articles dealing with the senior executive staff’s plan to gut the Voice of America. The plan involves cutting the heart out of the organization which would allow for the possibility of either splitting off or eliminating its multiple services. If this plan is implemented it will be a disaster for the VOA. Read more >>>

We begin a series of articles dealing with the senior executive staff’s plan to gut the Voice of America. The plan involves cutting the heart out of the organization which would allow for the possibility of either splitting off or eliminating its multiple services. If this plan is implemented it will be a disaster for the VOA. Read more >>>

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