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About oklahomafed

Greg Guthrie has held positions at the US Department of Commerce, Library of Congress and the World Bank, taught the course ‘Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean” at Georgetown University where he wrote his thesis: “Labor Unions: Champions of Social Justice”, which has been cited, among others, in Labor Law Journal, and in the book ‘ American Labor: A Documentary Collection’ Ed. by Melvyn Dubofsky and Joseph A. McCartin. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. Currently, he is with the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) of the US Department of Commerce. He has been a guest on the radio program, Georgetown University Forum, where he has spoken on the virtues of Organized Labor. He is a native Oklahoman.

Labor Solidarity in the Government Shutdown

Here are 2 links: The first is a powerpoint presentation and the 2nd is a paper. Click on link  to open. Union Solidarity in the 2018-19 Government Shutdown     Shutdown AGLSP3   Shutdown3.docx2 (002)

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Solidarity in the Government Shutdown of 2018-2019

Solidarity in the Government Shutdown of 2018-2019 The Government Shutdown of 2018-2019 ran for 35 days, from December 22, 2018 – January 25, 2019. It was the longest shutdown in the history of the United States. Most all Federal agencies … Continue reading

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Oklahoma – Land of Grand Librarians

An article by my brother, Larry Guthrie. who is a Special Library Association (SLA) Hall of Fame Librarian and is from Oklahoma, like me. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/recalling-great-oklahoma-librarians-library-week-2019-larry-guthrie/ Recalling Great Oklahoma Librarians for Library Week 2019 Although Oklahoma has not produced a President … Continue reading

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Eddie Sutton should be in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Retired Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton belongs in the Basetball Hall of Fame. 806 career wins. Coached the likes of Kelvin Sampson, Bill Self, Sidney Moncrief. The Naismith selectors, whoever they are, need to step out from behind the … Continue reading

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Labor Leader Shoulders Griefs — Oklahoma Options

Greg Guthrie, President of National Federation of Federal Employees Local 1627, has not been furloughed yet because his agency, the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), is self-supporting and has resources ‘for a period of time.’ However, he offers “an understanding … Continue reading

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Labor Leader Shoulders Griefs

Greg Guthrie, President of National Federation of Federal Employees Local 1627, has not been furloughed yet because his agency, the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), is self-supporting and has resources ‘for a period of time.’ However, he offers “an understanding … Continue reading

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Drain the Swamp?

‘Drain the Swamp’? Federal Workers worried about Trump Plan – Chicago Tribune. Nov. 28, 2016. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-drain-the-swamp-donald-trump-20161128-story.html …”Greg Guthrie, an information specialist with the National Technical Information Service in Alexandria, Virginia, said that after the initial shock of Trump’s win, he … Continue reading

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