Riggs began working for the US Department of Veterans Affairs Boise Medical Center in 2001 and joined his local union in 2002. Riggs became a steward for AFGE Local 1273 in 2007 and in 2010 he was appointed Vice President and Chief Steward, in 2015 he won election as President of his Local which has more than 500 members and represents over a thousand federal employees. Riggs is also the Vice President of AFGE Eleventh District VA Council 249 which represents federal employees working for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
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