President Addresses BIG Issues of concern during the NAACP Federal Sector
Task Force Summit in Washington, DC
On Saturday January 17, 2004, the National President, Mr. Gregory
Reeves, participated as a key panelist during the NAACP Summit.
The President spoke of the recent personnel reform
by the Department of Defense (DOD) and the concerns among our members.
Our concern is how this will affect government workers and the belief
that this reform will completely dismantle the Federal Personnel System under
Title 5. President Reeves called on the NAACP, AFGE, EEOC
representatives, at the summit, to work together to review the Federal
President Reeves stated, We believe that the
Federal Personnel system is in need of an overhaul.
Unification will enhance the viability of government service among
federal, state and local agencies. Government workers need to
exercise their right to vote in this upcoming election. It is time
that we stand up for our rights and this can be done in the polls.
This task force exemplifies only a small fraction of what needs to be
Blacks In Government was well represented and our
members should continue to stay in tune with the current issues that are
affecting our government.
Loverna Miller, Chair National Communications
Public Relations Committee