Tag: FAA

How to Navigate From Proposed Removal to 30-Day Suspension for Running an Etsy Store On Government Time and Computer

October 19, 2020 8:54 AM
How to Navigate From Proposed Removal to 30-Day Suspension for Running an Etsy Store On Government Time and Computer

A bargaining unit member at the FAA, facing removal from her job for running an Etsy store on her government time and equipment, turned to the union for defense.

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Two Federal Employees Suspended Without Pay for Violating Hatch Act

June 24, 2020 3:16 PM
Two Federal Employees Suspended Without Pay for Violating Hatch Act

Two federal employees have been suspended without pay for violating the Hatch Act while on duty.

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Some Feds Excluded from New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

December 30, 2019 1:37 PM , Updated January 13, 2020 9:39 AM
Some Feds Excluded from New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

The new paid parental leave law does not apply to some federal employees as written, but some lawmakers want to change that.

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Efforts Scrapped to Privatize a Portion of the FAA

February 28, 2018 1:45 PM

An ongoing effort in the House to privatize a portion of the FAA has come to an end.

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FAA Privatization Bill Passes House Committee

June 28, 2017 9:42 AM

Legislation that would privatize a portion of the FAA has been approved by the House Transportation Committee.

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Legislation Introduced to Privatize Air Traffic Control

June 22, 2017 6:47 PM

Legislation has been introduced in the House to privatize the nation’s air traffic control systems. It failed in the past, but could it succeed this time?

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President Seeks to Privatize Air Traffic System

June 6, 2017 10:56 AM

Will the nation’s air traffic control system be run by a non-profit entity outside of the federal government? The interest groups are lining up for what promises to be a hard fight in Congress.

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Should a Portion of the FAA Be Privatized?

May 18, 2017 10:19 AM

The House Transportation Committee recently held a hearing to debate the possibility of privatizing a portion of the nation’s air traffic control system.

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Legislation Would Privatize 30,000 Federal Jobs

February 3, 2016 5:18 PM

Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA) is introducing legislation that would remove 30,000 federal employees from the government’s payroll while simultaneously turning much of the nation’s air traffic control system over to an independently operated, non-profit corporation.

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Air Traffic Controllers Propose System Reform: Put Us In Charge!

April 29, 2015 3:14 PM

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) reportedly supports the “defederalization” of air traffic control as a boon to safe air travel and suggested an air traffic controller-owned organization apparently operated as non-profit or a quasi-government outfit. Why might NATCA want to see anything less than a complete privatization of the air traffic system?

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