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Kris LaGrange's picture
Apr 22, 2011

Reported by the NYT: In the largest unionization vote involving federal employees, the nation's airport screeners voted in favor of unionizing, but federal officials said on Wednesday that there would be a runoff because neither union on the ballot received a majority of the votes cast. Federal officials said 8,369 security screeners, who are employees of the Transportation Security Administration, had voted to join the American Federation of Government Employees, while 8,095 had voted to join the National Treasury Employees Union. The vote against unionizing was 3,111.

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