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.
If you'd like to endorse Nita, you can endorse her here.
State Assemblywoman, Westchester
We are so fortunate to be represented by Nita Lowey in the United States Congress. Nita is well respected by her colleagues and works to foster working relationships with congressional representatives from all political parties. She understands the issues our communities and our country face and acts on them in an intelligent and responsible way. Her office door is always open to personally discuss our concerns and problems and to assure that they are dealt with in a positive manner. I am very proud to call Nita Lowey my Congresswoman.