Lowey Applauds TSA for Critical Agreement to Protect Transportation Security Officers

The contract agreement “represents a significant milestone in our relationship with our employees,” Pistole said in a statement.

Congressional opinions were mixed.

“I commend the TSA and Administrator Pistole for increasing aviation security by professionalizing the TSO workforce,” said Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.), who has long advocated TSO collective bargaining rights. “By allowing TSOs to bargain collectively, TSA will engage employees, improve morale and increase our national security. This is critical to keeping experienced screeners on the job and protecting the safety of the traveling public.” Read More.

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