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Locked-Out Government Workers and Working Families to Rally at Capitol on Friday 


Tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 4, locked-out federal employees will rally in front of the U.S. Capitol with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and supporters in various unions to stand up against the irresponsible House Republican shutdown of the country. The message of the rally is clear: "We will not sit by while you hold the American people and our economy hostage."

AFGE President J. David Cox, who is scheduled to speak at the rally, said: “Federal employees want to go to work, they want to serve the American public, but they are being locked out of their jobs due to this government shutdown. We are calling on Congress to stop the lockout and allow federal employees to go back to work.”...