May 3, 2010
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Show solidarity w/transport security workers
The American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union in the country but also is the largest and most trusted union in the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), with more than 13,500 dues-paying members and 35 Locals nationwide. AFGE has been the voice of TSA employees since the very beginning.
When created over 8 years ago, the Bush Administration refused to allow TSA employees the right to collectively bargain.
What: Rally for TSA Collective Bargaining Rights!
When: Wednesday, May 5, 2010 from 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Charlotte Douglas International Airport/At Queen Charlotte Statue
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Over the past eight years, we’ve been fighting unfair work rules and policies on behalf of Transportation Security Officers (TSO) on Capitol Hill, in meetings with TSA management and in court.
Even though the law creating TSA gives the agency unprecedented authority and TSA has been exercising it, AFGE is able to bring justice to the workplace by winning TSOs their jobs back and influencing positive changes in work rules. TSA has revised its policies numerous times after the union brought the issues up with management.
For more information regarding the May 5th Rally at Charlotte Douglas International Airport please contact: Glen Stolburg at 412-956-5574 or firstname.lastname@example.org.