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“State of the Unions” Author also to be Featured on AFGE Radio Show

WASHINGTON—The impact of health care reform on federal
employees and their families will be discussed this week on the American
Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) “Inside Government” radio
show. The show will air on Friday, April 16 at 10 a.m. ET nationwide on
Federal News Radio at www.federalnewsradio.com
and 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.
AFGE Legislative and Political Director Beth Moten will address the
new health care legislation and what it means for federal employees-–
now and in the future. Moten will discuss in detail the following:
Health care benefits for adult children of federal employees
enrolled in the Federal Employees Health Benefits ProgramThe excise tax that starts in 2018Closing the Medicare “doughnut hole” for seniors
Philip Dine, author of “State of the Unions: How Labor Can Strengthen
the Middle Class, Improve our Economy, and Regain Political Influence,”
then will discuss the importance of today’s labor movement for the
middle class and U.S. economy. Dine also will address communications
strategies for unions and how that impacts labor’s involvement in
American politics. Lastly, Dine will share his thoughts on the future of
labor and ways unions can increase membership levels.
“Inside Government” is hosted by AFGE Assistant General Counsel J.
Ward Morrow. Programs are archived on the Federal News Radio Web site
and can be heard on demand at www.federalnewsradio.com
or www.insidegovernmentradio.org.
Please note there will be a short advertisement prior to the start of
the program. The program also is available via iTunes podcast by
clicking here. Users must install iTunes on their computers before
accessing “Inside Government” via podcast.
Listeners also can follow the program on Facebook (AFGE Inside
Government) and Twitter (@afgeradioshow).
For instructions on how to listen to “Inside Government,” click here.
For more information, please visit www.insidegovernmentradio.org
or www.federalnewsradio.com.

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union, representing 600,000 workers in the
federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.

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