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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 11:01 PM

7. This is GOOD

One of the many, many things wrong with the way TSA was formed was that the employees were not allowed to form a union. Another egregious wrong was that they were not ever to be civil service employees, but instead yet another privatized for-profit enterprise paid for by you and me.

Thus was created a lowest common denominator workforce thrown into the fray with inadequate training, insufficient worker protections (I know I am uneasy about getting close to their x-ray machines, but they stand next to them all day long, day after day, and I doubt they are adequately protected), and initially at least a staggering turnover.

These workers are our fellow citizens and neighbors, and whatever my feelings about the TSA at least I know where to lay most of the blame. Being able to form a union is a giant step in the right direction.

Hekate

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