WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The American Federation of Authorities Workers at the moment introduced its endorsement of Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick for reelection to Congress representing Pennsylvania’s new First Congressional District.
“Congressman Fitzpatrick has been in workplace for under two years, however in that point he has already confirmed to be a robust advocate for federal staff and the providers we ship to the American public,” AFGE District three Nationwide Vice President Philip Glover mentioned.
“As a member of the Home Homeland Safety Committee, Congressman Fitzpatrick fought to protect federal staff’ office rights and protections. He met with federal correctional officers and advocates to debate wanted jail security reforms. He co-sponsored bipartisan laws to revive due course of and whistleblower rights to 360,000 working folks throughout the Division of Veterans Affairs. He led a coalition of 21 Home Republicans who referred to as on President Trump to rescind three govt orders, since dominated unlawful, that search to intestine federal staff’ collective bargaining rights. And he has helped amplify our points and considerations with members of Congress who we would not attain in any other case,” Glover mentioned.
“Public-sector staff are America’s workforce, and our points and considerations have an effect on everybody no matter which political occasion you belong to,” Glover mentioned. “Congressman Fitzpatrick is a pal of federal staff, and AFGE is proud to help his reelection this November.”
Greater than 97,400 federal staff stay in Pennsylvania – caring for veterans, supporting the navy, guaranteeing our meals is suitable for eating, and getting Social Safety recipients their advantages precisely and on time.
AFGE is the biggest federal worker union within the nation, representing 700,000 federal and D.C. authorities staff in all capabilities of presidency. District three represents about 32,000 staff in Delaware and Pennsylvania.
The American Federation of Authorities Workers (AFGE) is the biggest federal worker union, representing 700,000 staff within the federal authorities and the federal government of the District of Columbia.
SOURCE American Federation of Authorities Workers