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The contract’s terms, including new performance evaluations and disciplinary processes, also bans strikes, hopefully resulting in higher worker morale and job engagement without hampering the security process.

The union representing nearly 45,000 airport screeners has reached a first-ever collective bargaining agreement with the Transportation Security Administration.

The agreement, reached Thursday, comes more than a year after TSA head John Pistole agreed to grant screeners limited union rights for the first time since the agency was formed in 2001.

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