In one of the biggest union elections in recent years, more than 40,000 transportation security officers (TSOs) at 450 of the nation’s airports began voting Wednesday on whether to join a union. After 10 years, the TSOsfinally gained the right to bargain and working people around the country are now urging the officers to vote for AFGE.
Even though the TSOs did not have collective bargaining rights, more than 12,000 TSO members are currently in 40 AFGE local unions across the country. The ballot offers three choices: AFGE, no union or an unaffiliated union. The voting ends April 19. continue reading

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