January 31, 2011

AN INVITATION TO CO-SPONSOR H.R. 807
THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING RIGHTS BILL

 

Dear Colleague:

I invite you to be a co-sponsor of H.R. 807 the collective bargaining rights bill, which would improve the collective bargaining rights and procedures for reviews of adverse actions of certain VA employees. 

Employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs dedicate themselves to meeting the healthcare needs of America’s veterans.  They deserve fair and professional treatment, and my bill is an important step in this direction.  Protecting the employment rights of VA healthcare providers would not only do right by the hard-working men and women who care for our veterans, but it would also allow them to devote their attention and energy to providing veterans with the best care available.

Specifically, this legislation would:

If you would like further information or to sign on as a co-sponsor of this important piece of legislation, please contact Jian Zapata of my staff.

Sincerely,
                       
BOB FILNER
Ranking Democratic Member