THE HEAD of the US Transportation Security Administration has signed an order banning collective bargaining by the country's 56,000 federal airport screeners. James Loy has claimed that the fight against terrorism requires a workforce that can respond to changing conditions. American labour leaders say the Bush administration is using the war on terrorism to brazenly attack unions.


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