American Federation of Government Employees

American Federation Of Government Employees

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is an American labor union representing over 650,000 employees of the federal government, about 5,000 employees of the District of Columbia, and a few hundred private sector employees, mostly in and around federal facilities. AFGE is the largest union for civilian, non-postal federal employees and the largest union for District of Columbia employees who report directly to the mayor (i.e., outside of D.C. public schools). It is affiliated with the AFL-CIO.

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... allow for the "closed shop" and federal employees are barred from being candidates for partisan political office and no dues money may be spent on partisan political campaigns ... AFGE represents almost every type of worker in the American economy, blue collar and white collar, and covers a variety of professional, technical and support personnel—including nurses, doctors ...

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