Skip to comments.TSA Unionized – Americans Screwed
Posted on 11/17/2012 4:44:39 PM PST by TurboZamboni
On November 9, 2012 the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) issued a press release indicating that Workers at the Transportation Security Administration made history today when they voted to ratify the first-ever collective bargaining agreement at the agency. The agreement between the American Federation of Government Employees and TSA was ratified with a vote of 17,326-1,774.
The AFGE represents over 650,000 employees of the federal government. It is the largest union for non-postal federal employees and the largest union for D.C. workers who report directly to the mayor.
Brian Koenig writes that the AFGE coerces members to fork over between $14 and $16 out of each paycheck, providing the organization with up to $16 million more in revenue per year. Portions of this influx of money will go to subsidizing Democratic election campaigns and funding a number of liberal agendas.
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now that theyre free from worry over being fired they can really give the winky a good yank.
abolish them ...and the DHS..they dont do anything to protect the us..they just drain cash
Of course the elites don’t experience the TSA pat downs. They fly private jets. The limo takes them directly to the plane. No security check, no luggage screening, no crowded waiting area, just a nice easy flight direct to the destination.
“TSA Unionized Americans Screwed”
Here, I’ll fix your headline:
TSA Americans Screwed
Pretty much sums it up!
...if I cant drive there, I ain't going there..
...I will not subject myself to fools.
...gives new meaning to being RAPED by the government....
I have a friend who’s a TSA agent. She was just telling me last week that her airport had been targeted for Unionization and NOBODY was happy about it. The TSA agents themselves were wondering if they could call in a union buster to stop the harassment.
Anyone who didn’t see this coming is brain-dead — especially the Republicans who voted for TSA’s creation.
So let’s see now, a government union controls how and even IF we travel, and the government controls our healthcare in Obamacare.
Welcome to the 21st Century!
If you have plenty of time, fly.
Unions are the rule now. sad for our country..I dont think we need TSA.
gove workers should not be able to unionize
Is it by airport? This vote didn’t unionize her?
What a disaster.
Does the fact that they work for the fedgov over-ride being in a right to work state?
Cheer up. There about to unionize our military. Berlin redux.
Unions constitutes a communist shadow government and will eventually destroy much of America’s economy.
Anybody taking bets on how long to the first strike?
They just now became union thugs? By the way TSA employees have been treating us for years, I thought they already had public employee immunity from discipline and customer complaints.
I’ll ask her when I talk to her the next time. If so, they’re going to be a LOT of angry people. (The majority of them are not fools. They know this is not good for them.)
With these two tools, the unions can forge the signatures of enough employees to force the unionization of any company without the consent of anybody.
This time next year, we'll all be paying union dues to the Democrat campaign finance slush fund.
BOHICA! Uncle Sam wants to know, What's in YOUR wallet?!
Do you think card check can be implemented by EO?
If it could be implemented by EO, why didn’t it happen already? I know the bill was filibustered in the Senate.
Besides, who's going to stop him?
We were screwed by the very existence of the TSA from day one.
Not that unionizing them doesn’t make matters worse in a lot of ways, but the line was crossed years ago.
Looks like every day for the next 4 years will be a glut of bad news. From our Prez who flies off when business needs to get done....
unionized govt agency
yea... they won’t have accelerated salary paths and massive federally (taxpayer) funded pensions
When the TSA was established weren’t we promised that it wouldn’t be unionized ? Didn’t they say they wanted the TSA to be flexible and unencumbered by union work rules so they could meet any security challenge quickly? How many acts of terrorism have they prevented anyway? Pat down old ladies and babies but wave Muslims on through because if we profile them their feelings could be hurt.
“If you want to get there on time, drive.”
Last month my wife & I drove to Ottawa, Canada from South Carolina for a wedding. Easy scenic drive, two days each way. Nice time in a European foreign country.
Except we got singled out & our car was searched at the border by US customs. I am convinced our both being deployed veterans & retired military didn’t help.
Oh, God please, encourage them to have a work stoppage. I pray fervently that we could all have an opportunity to personally express our opinions of their fine work as they walk a picket line.