Schumer warns of controller shortages

Schumer warns of controller shortages

There are 3 comments on the Star-Gazette story from Jan 11, 2007, titled Schumer warns of controller shortages. In it, Star-Gazette reports that:

WASHINGTON -- Upstate New York airports are facing an average 25 percent staffing shortage for air traffic controllers who help planes take off and land safely, U.S. Sen.

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Albertville, MN

#1 Jan 11, 2007
Thankyou Senator for listening to the troops in the trenches!!!!

United States

#2 Jan 11, 2007
mnj1233 wrote:
Thankyou Senator for listening to the troops in the trenches!!!!
No Problem contract it out to Russia, China, India and grant thousand of Special Visas so they can come here and take it over.

They Countries Employers can put them Barracks and pay lower wages, make a huge profit and everybody is happy!

Warner Robins, GA

#3 Jan 31, 2007
The controller shortage was fixed almost immediately after Regan fired those on strike. There is a large pool of unused controllers that can not get FAA employment because it the good ole boy network. Keeping the higher paying jobs for family members.

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