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Appeals Court Rules in Favor of TSA

on August 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Screeners at U.S. airport security checkpoints should behave themselves, but cannot always be sued if they do not, so says an appeals court in a new decision.

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TSA to Begin Extra Scrutiny of More Electronic Devices

By on July 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
TSA to Begin Extra Scrutiny of More Electronic Devices

The TSA has announced new, stricter screening procedures for all electronic devices larger than a cell phone at domestic airports.

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Time to Privatize the TSA?

on July 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The author says the TSA should be privatized and points to public/private partnerships as a model for how this might work.

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TSA PreCheck Passes 5 Million Mark

By on July 5, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
TSA PreCheck Passes 5 Million Mark

The TSA announced that now has over 5 million enrollees in its Pre✓® program.

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TSA Testing New Fingerprint Scanners in Lieu of Boarding Passes

By on June 15, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
TSA Testing New Fingerprint Scanners in Lieu of Boarding Passes

The TSA is testing new fingerprint scanning technology at two airports that has the potential to replace the need for boarding passes and identity documents.

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Showing the Faces Behind TSA

on May 16, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The TSA now has a customer service tool that is so popular on social media it has earned a spot on Rolling Stone's top 100 list.

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Legislation Would Move TSA Employees to GS Pay System

By on May 7, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Move TSA Employees to GS Pay System

Legislation recently reintroduced in the House would put TSA employees under the General Schedule pay system.

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TSA Releases Guidance on Screening for Transgender Travelers

By on April 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The TSA has published an informational video for transgender air travelers about what they can expect from screening procedures.

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Hundreds of TSA Agents Failed Drug, Alcohol Tests

on April 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A recent investigation found hundreds of Transportation Security Administration workers have failed drug and alcohol tests at airports around the country.

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TSA Reaches Out To Woman Who Said Son Endured “Horrifying” Pat-Down

on April 5, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A Texas woman who posted a video on Facebook of what she said was an overly invasive pat-down of her son has been contacted by the agency to ask her to participate in a plan to help the agency address security shortcomings.

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