Republicans want the TSA nominee to say no way to this idea, as they argue that unionizing could hinder the TSA officers' ability to respond in times of emergency. They have a point there.
We obviously want fair pay for all and all that junk—as well as an awesome amount of paid time off—but we also fear the idea of a security strike. Seriously, could you imagine the TSA walking off the job? We just see too much possibility of further delay and drama if union rules come into the picture.
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