Is Afge a union?

Is Afge a union?

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is an American labor union representing over 670,000 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.

What is an AFGE bargaining unit position?

A bargaining unit position is a job that is represented by a labor union. Bargaining units cover more than half of the jobs in the Federal Government.

Can AFGE strike?

Although our right to strike is denied, we retain most of the other weapons successfully use by private sector unions to enforce their demands.

Who is covered by AFGE?

Our Members Examples of workers we represent include food inspectors, nurses, correctional officers, lawyers, police officers, census workers, scientists, doctors, park rangers, border patrol agents, transportation security officers, mechanics, computer programmers, and more.

Is joining AFGE worth it?

Yes. Most definetly worth it.

Is Afge a government agency?

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas….All Agencies AFGE Represents:

Parent Agency Agency Initials Agency Name
DC Government DCGDH DC Government Department of Health

How do I stop paying AFGE union dues?

A: In order to end your government dues deduction and sign up via AFGE E-Dues, you need to drop your current payroll deduction first. Do this by contacting your local union representative to submit your Agency Dues Cancellation Form (SF-1188 or, if you work in TSA, Form SF-1158).

What are federal employees permitted to bargain?

While private-sector employees are entitled to collectively bargain through a representative of their choosing with respect to wages, hours, benefits, and other working conditions, federal employees can collectively bargain with respect to personnel practices only.

What is a non bargaining unit employee federal government?

Non-Bargaining Unit Employee means a person who is not covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement that requires contributions to this Plan. Sample 1. Sample 2. Non-Bargaining Unit Employee means an Employee who is participating in this Plan but is not employed under a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

How much does it cost to join AFGE?

On average, AFGE members pay between $18 – $22 per pay period for union dues.

How do I withdraw from AFGE union?

A: If you pay membership dues through AFGE E-Dues, fill out the cancellation request form at or contact your AFGE Local union office. If you pay membership dues through agency payroll deduction, please contact your AFGE Local union office.

How do I contact AFGE?

Phone: (570) 883-9572.