, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association was founded to ensure safety
and longevity of air traffic controller
positions around the nation
. On June 19, 1987, the Federal Labor Relations Authority
certified NATCA as the exclusive bargaining representative for Federal Aviation Administration
air traffic controllers.
Currently, NATCA represents over 15,000 air traffic controllers throughout the U.S.
, Puerto Rico
, along with 2,508 other bargaining units with members that span the areas of engineering
and health care
professions to members of the accounting
NATCA is affiliated with the AFL-CIO
Most information in this write up is from http://www.natca.org