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Executive Committee Statement of Support for Transportation Security Officers and AFGE

Transportation Security Officers are on the front lines of ensuring a safe and secure aviation system in America.  They are the eyes and ears of our airport security system and they deserve a strong union voice on the job insisting on proper staffing, comprehensive training and adequate resources necessary to perform these vitally important jobs.  And these professionals deserve a seat at the table as decisions are made that impact the security of American air travelers and aviation employees.

Workers in the transportation industry – both private and public – understand from decades of experience that collective bargaining provides a path forward in demanding the highest standards for safety and security throughout our transportation system.

The 32 member unions of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO support the right of these professionals to elect a union representative, and specifically we support the American Federation of Government Employees, AFGE, as the voice for these employees.

  

Policy Statement No. W11-09

March 14, 2011

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