Tag: TSA

Bill Would Require TSA to Check Passengers’ Temperatures

July 16, 2020 3:56 PM

Legislation has been introduced that would require the TSA to conduct a pilot program to check passengers’ temperatures at airports.

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Second TSA Employee Dies From Coronavirus, 373 Total Workers Test Positive

April 13, 2020 3:37 PM

A second Transportation Security Administration employee died from coronavirus the same day the agency announced its first worker had died.

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Map Shows Airport Locations Where TSA Agents Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

March 19, 2020 4:01 PM , Updated April 8, 2020 7:32 AM
Map Shows Airport Locations Where TSA Agents Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The TSA has created a map showing airport locations where officers worked who are known to have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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House Passes TSA Collective Bargaining Bill

March 6, 2020 2:58 PM , Updated August 28, 2020 3:42 PM

The House passed legislation Thursday aimed at expanding worker protections for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers to put them on par with other federal employees.

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Officials: TSA Agent Tricked Traveler Into Baring Breasts

February 8, 2020 9:06 AM

A Transportation Security Administration agent was arrested this week after he allegedly tricked a traveler into twice showing him her breasts as she went through security at one of the world’s busiest airports, California’s attorney said.

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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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Whistleblower Status Did Not Upend Removal of TSA Agent

September 10, 2019 11:26 AM
Whistleblower Status Did Not Upend Removal of TSA Agent

A TSA agent, fired for several instances of discourteous conduct, failed to convince the appeals court to overturn his removal because of his whistleblower status.

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Senate Bill Would Give TSA Officers Collective Bargaining Rights

April 2, 2019 4:14 PM

Both the House and Senate have now introduced bills to give full collective bargaining rights to TSA officers.

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Senators Ask TSA for Status on Shutdown Back Pay

March 14, 2019 6:56 PM , Updated March 25, 2019 4:09 PM
Senators Ask TSA for Status on Shutdown Back Pay

A group of Senators are asking when some TSA employees can expect to receive back pay they are owed from the recent shutdown.

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Bill Seeks to Give Full Collective Bargaining Rights to TSA Officers

February 17, 2019 9:37 AM

Legislation has recently been reintroduced to give TSA officers full collective bargaining rights.

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