FAQs

HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?
WHAT DO I GET FOR THE DUES I PAY?
WHO CAN JOIN?
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
HOW MUCH OF MY DUES GOES TO SUPPORT POLITICAL GROUPS OR ACTIVITIES?
WHAT IS A GRIEVANCE?
WHAT CANNOT BE GRIEVED?
WHAT IS A GRIEVANCE?
WHAT IS THE BARGAINING UNIT?
WHAT IS THE BARGAINING UNIT?
WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS?
WHEN SHOULD I GET IN TOUCH WITH MY STEWARD OR REPRESENTATIVE?
WHO IS MY STEWARD/REPRESENTATIVE?
WHY SHOULD I BECOME A MEMBER?
WHY DO MEMBERS HAVE TO PAY DUES? YOU ALREADY REPRESENT ME. WHY SHOULD I JOIN?
IF I M NOT A MEMBER. DO YOU STILL HAVE TO REPRESENT ME?
WHY DOES AFGE ONLY SELECT MEMBERS FOR TASK FORCES OR TEAMS? DOES AFGE EVER SELECT NONMEMBERS?
I REQUESTED TO BE ON A TASK FORCE AND WAS REJECTED BECAUSE I AM NOT A MEMBER. HOW CAN YOU DO THAT?
I DISAGREE WITH UNION DECISIONS. WHY SHOULD I JOIN?
WHAT HAS THE UNION DONE FOR ME LATELY?
I DON'T LIKE UNIONS. WHY SHOULD I JOIN?
ALL OF THIS TALK ABOUT CONTRACTS IS CONFUSING. WHO CAN HELP ME UNDERSTAND?
CAN AFGE STRIKE?
I VE NEVER BEEN IN TROUBLE. WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
UNIONS DON T MATTER. MANAGEMENT DOES WHAT MANAGEMENT WANTS TO DO.
HOW DO I BEGIN TO MAKE THINGS BETTER?
I HAVE DECIDED TO LEAVE THE UNION. WHAT DO I DO?
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