To Do For All That Which No One Can Do For Oneself

Here are photos from the 17th annual Great America trip. More images will be added as they become available.

AFGE Contract Agreement

July 27th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Benefits | Contract | News | Web | Your Rights - (0 Comments)

newsThe Social Security Administration and its largest union, the American Federation of Government Employees, have signed off on a final contract, capping more than two years of tough negotiations.


MOU for Awards in FY 2012

June 25th, 2012 | Posted by admin in News | Your Rights - (0 Comments)



This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is entered into jointly by and between the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) General Committee, and the Social Security Administration (Agency), and collectively referred to as Parties.


The purpose of this MOU is to address all issues relating to the Agency’s decision to pay monetary awards in FY 2012 to AFGE bargaining unit employees.


FY 2009 Awards case settled.

June 25th, 2012 | Posted by admin in News - (0 Comments)

Approximately one million to be paid to approximately 2,300 employees.

For more information Click here: FY2009-Settlement.

17th Annual Great America Trip

June 22nd, 2012 | Posted by admin in Events - (0 Comments)

 Saturday, July 28, 2012

 Great America Trip

 Members Cost: $30.00 Park Admission, Limit 7

 Includes: FREE Meal (3:00 – 5:00)  

($55.00 savings per person)


Union Summer

June 22nd, 2012 | Posted by admin in Events | News | Web - (0 Comments)

  Union Summer is an educational internship in which participants are introduced to the labor movement and organizing. The 2012 Union Summer internship will run from June 18 through Aug. 17. It will begin with a weeklong orientation and training, which will be held June 18-June 24.



Meet Rep. Jan Schakowsky

June 13th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Events - (0 Comments)

 On Thursday, join Representative Jan Schakowsky at Chicago’s Fair Share Tour event at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema at 7pm.


 This summer, members of the Congressional Progressuve Caucus are traveling the country exposing corporations that don’t pay their taxes with a free movie screening of the Sundace Film Festival documentary “We’re Not Broke” and a Q&A panel discussion with the filmmakers and activists immediately following the movie.


 newsAfter 27 months of intensive hard labor the goal of a new contract has finally been achieved.

What we need you the Union Member to do is “VOTE”, to ratify (approve) or not ratify (deny) the new contract.

This ratification vote must be completed by June 12, 2012. Information on how to VOTE will be attached.

You can see the New Contract on  under “Contract for Ratification”.


[ Contract Changes ]    [ Contract Flyer ]   [ Ratification Ballot ]

AFGE leader John Gage to retire

June 7th, 2012 | Posted by admin in News | Web - (0 Comments)


 John Gage, who has served as president of the American Federation of Government Employees for nearly a decade, said Tuesday he intends to retire later this summer to spend more time with his family.

“I have a growing family that I’ve kind of neglected,” Gage, who is 66 and lives in Baltimore, said in a brief interview with The Sun. “I never have been able to really put in perspective the people who love me and the union activities.”