COMMITMENT TO FIGHT FOR EMPLOYEE RIGHTS
I realize that unless every local in DoD quickly becomes stronger, the DoD employees will lose many of the rights and benefits they have long enjoyed.
I herby commit AFGE Local _____________ to fight against DoD proposals that eliminate rational pay systems, destroy veterans preferences in RIF, wipe out due process in discipline cases, and eliminate collective bargaining.
I hereby commit this local to host at least one lunch and learn program as soon as possible to inform employees of the threats and to enlist their support for the fight. I tentatively schedule that lunch and learn program for (insert date):_________________.
I hereby commit this local to properly prepare, with the assistance of the AFGE national office, for that lunch and learn. The local will distribute fliers and invitations to all bargaining unit employees at the appropriate times.
Similarly, national office guidance and assistance will be used in informing the local community and seeking its support.
I hereby commit this local to properly follow up, with the assistance of the AFGE national office, that lunch and learn program. The local will distribute and retrieve any employee surveys prepared by the national office. The local will seek to remedy problems identified by participants in the lunch and learn program.
Signed by: __________________________________________________
Printed Name: _________________________________________________
Phone Number: ________________________________________________
E-mail address: ________________________________________________