FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 29, 2012
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(WASHINGTON) Following the historic vote on Nov. 9 by Transportation Security Administration workers to ratify the first-ever collective bargaining agreement at the agency, the American Federation of Government Employees and TSA on Nov. 30 will officially sign the agreement, which goes into effect Dec. 9.
AFGE is proud that TSA workers finally have a union contract that will improve their working lives and bring stability to the workforce, said AFGE National President J. David Cox.
This agreement means better working conditions, fair evaluation practices and safer workplaces, AFGE National President J. David Cox said. AFGE is proud to be the union for TSA workers across the country and we look forward to continuing a positive working relationship with the agency.
With this new contract, we hope to turn a new page in the history of this agency while we help make TSA a great place to work, said AFGE TSA Council 100 President Hydrick Thomas.
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