FAA bill in Congress draws fire for weakening unions, increasing domestic drones
- Year: 2012
- Length: 4:45 minutes (4.35 MB)
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In Washington DC, members of Congress are debating a bill today to continue funding the Federal Aviation Administration through 2014. But several major unions have come out against it, saying it puts up more hurdles to organizing workers, and threatens collective bargaining. Privacy advocates are also expressing concerns—about the bill’s provisions to greatly increase the number of drones that can operate in US skies. FSRN’s Alice Ollstein has the details, on Capitol Hill.