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11.09.16

IFPTE Veterans Committee Holds Fall 2016 Meeting

Last week IFPTE Veterans Committee Chairman/Local 195 President Tim Rudolph hosted the Fall 2016 IFPTE Veterans Committee conference call.

The call focused on what to expect legislatively on Veterans issues in the next Congress and the importance of protecting Veterans health care from privatization. Veterans Committee members also heard from Local 2001/SPEEA Veterans Committee Chair Mike Shea about SPEEA’s newly created committee to focus on the issues of concern to SPEEA veterans.

Chairman Rudolph wrapped up the call by providing a report about IFPTE Veterans Committee participation in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on the anniversary of September 11th.

Lastly, the Committee heard a report from AFL-CIO Veterans Committee Executive Director Will Fisher who talked about the work the AFL-CIO is doing legislatively and at the grassroots level throughout the labor movement to advance issues of important to Veterans.

RELATED:
Fall 2016 - Honor and Glory, IFPTE Veterans Lay Wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier (IFPTE OUTLOOK)

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