Federal unions march on VA headquarters to protest staffing shortages

February 13, 2018 10:15 pm stripes.com
Federal unions march on VA headquarters to protest staffing shortages

WASHINGTON — About 200 federal workers marched by Department of Veterans Affairs headquarters in Washington on Tuesday, protesting staffing shortages and what they argued were attempts by President Donald Trump to dismantle the VA health care system. The crowd -- people shaking noisemakers or carrying signs that read, “Staff the VA” and “Hire, don’t fire” -- was organized by the American Federation of Government Employees, a union representing about 230,000…

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