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Amplifying the Voice of Correctional Officers and Staff
Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Federal Bureau of Prisons
“The dedicated and loyal employees of the Federal Bureau of Prisons have long prided themselves at accomplishing the missions given to them. They have been pushed beyond the breaking point and deserve much needed relief.”
– Shane Fausey, AFGE Council of Prison Locals president testifying before Senate committee
Corrections Officers, National Labor Movement to Governors: Protect Us Now
Early in the pandemic, correctional officers and their unions demanded governors across the country act immediately to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect those living and working inside jails, prisons and detention facilities. One Voice United, with the support of national labor leaders and presidents of 16 state unions, sent a letter outlining critical policy recommendations that they unveiled in a media call on April 3, 2020.
Corrections Officers: Often Unseen, But Never Forgotten
Few groups have a more important story to tell than that of the often overlooked men and women who do one of America’s toughest jobs: corrections officers. In the current moment of uncertainty, the Neighborhood Project convened corrections officers to share their story.