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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As a former Town Councilman for the Town of North Castle, I always say that my greatest achievement in my 24 year tenure was getting sewers for Quarry Heights. When the town was short of funds to complete the project, our Congresswoman found the monies. She wouldn't take no for answer from the federal agencies until they secured the funding. Congresswoman Lowey has always delivered for her constituents and fights for all the people