FAA Privatization

General Info
What We Know: FAA Privatization introduced as legislation in 2016 (co-sponsored by Congressman LoBiondo) – legislation was pulled and replaced with a short-term funding bill . Congress is expected to introduce legislation based upon privatization by 4/1/17. This is not similar to Flight Service Privatization; this is not similar to the Post Office; this is something that has never been done before. Possible Impacts to You: Expect negative impacts to retirement, benefits and terms of employment. AFGE cannot represent private-sector employees – the impact of this is unclear. Private corporation’s policies and procedures have not been developed, so impacts may be extensive, in the current environment one could expect limitations to bargaining, representation and benefits. It is unclear what happens if your position is not transitioned to the corporation. What…
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