Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.
This Saturday will be 20 years since the 9/11 terror attacks. The labor movement will mark this occasion as a time of solemnity and remembrance. But it is also a time to commend the work of the people who keep the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) running every day and the flying public safe. AFGE members are marking the 20th anniversary of the creation of the TSA with a week of action. Transportation security officers’ (TSOs’) pay scale is broken and the union is pushing to fix it. AFGE is fighting for a bill in Congress that would give TSOs Title 5 workplace rights. Click here to view the social media toolkit and click here to take action.