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Efforts Scrapped to Privatize a Portion of the FAA

By on February 28, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Efforts Scrapped to Privatize a Portion of the FAA

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

By on June 28, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FAA Privatization Bill Passes House Committee

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

By on June 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Privatize Air Traffic Control

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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Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control Faces Uphill Battle in Congress

on June 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A legislative fight among Republicans is already shaping up this fall over President Trump's desire to privatize the country's air traffic control system.

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President Seeks to Privatize Air Traffic System

By on June 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

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?

By on May 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

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

By on February 3, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Privatize 30,000 Federal Jobs

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!

By on April 29, 2015 in Agency News with 0 Comments

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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"Confused and in a Fog" or Lack of Candor?

By on January 27, 2015 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

This case shows how trying to hide misconduct can end up compounding an employee’s woes.

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Labor Relations at the FAA: An Expensive Program Without Internal Controls

By on July 17, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Since the air traffic controller’s strike of 1981, the public has not heard much about labor relations at the FAA. A new internal report indicates the labor relations system at the agency lacks internal controls, has significantly increased agency costs and that there is no effective system for tracking or anticipating new costs.

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