As President of Local 1504, both I and my Executive Board welcome you to our site

This site was designed to keep our bargaining unit employees and union members informed on important matters relating to our workplace, workplace rights, our union and our fellow brothers and sisters. Our "Contact" page has links, by name, that will make your "trip" into our Local 1504 website easy.
If you have any suggestions on how to make this site even better, please feel free to provide me feedback at matthew.w.hines.civ@mail.mil. Also, if you are a newer employee to JBLM, "Welcome!" Never has our need to build membership, communicate and "fight the good fight" been more important!
In Unity

Here's What 12 Democratic Presidential Candidates Have to Say About Public Servants and Their Unions

Aug 16th, 2019
Nineteen Democrats running for president pledged to support public service employees.
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What Needs to Happen for Civilians to Get a 2020 Pay Raise

Aug 16th, 2019
It remains unclear whether federal workers will see their salaries increase next year
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Salary Council Recommends Locality Pay Area Changes.

Jul 23, 2019
Pay Disparities Examined
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Deal sealed on federal budget, ensuring no shutdown, default.

Jul 23, 2019
Finding compromise in a divided Washington
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Are Wages Rising or Flat?

Jun 30, 2019
Reading the trends.
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Major Union Breaks From Political Norm to Slam Obama, Credit Trump: Here’s Why That Matters for 2020

Jun 30, 2019
Is the liberal grasp on union votes starting to slip?
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The Article Archive:

The list of articles for the past 12 months.
Please note, some links may not work

Warning!

If you are a business contacted by any company, organization, corporation, individual or individuals stating they represent or are affiliated, or connected, or are part or belonging to American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 1504 (Fort Lewis Washington) be advised that you are being contacted about a BOGUS Publishing Company.

Did you Know?

If you are called into a meeting with management and you believe that the questioning could in any way lead to your being disciplined or terminated, or affect your personal working conditions, you have the right to request that a Union representative or Steward be present at the meeting. Without representation, explain that you choose not to answer any questions.

Freedom's something our people in the Military earned a long time ago, a better life for our people, the Union earned for a very long time, but it doesn't end there. We have to keep on earning it or it will disappear. Support our Veterans and their families and THINK UNION.

News and Information

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Subject Author Date
Five Things Unions Have Done For All Americans Frank Schatzer 2016-01-08

About AFGE

The union is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and divided into 12 geographical districts consisting of some 1,100 Locals. Over one-half of AFGE's members are consolidated into agency-wide bargaining units. Agencies with the highest concentration of union membership include the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration and the Department of Justice.

The Labor Union Movement in America

The story of organized labor is part of the story of America. Here is an article that gives a bit of insight on where we came from: An American History of Labor

Joining AFGE

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Today's Date is
Monday, September 23rd, 2019.

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General Membership Meeting Time and Location

Every Third Thursday of the month 1730-1830 at: Bldg 3476-2nd Division, Lewis Main Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington 98433

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