The TSA has had its share of problems recently. One Congressman has introduced legislation that he says will hold the agency and its employees more accountable.
The Trump Administration has proposed cuts to several national defense agencies to raise funds for building a border wall and cracking down on illegal immigration.
The TSA has announced new pat-down procedures that air travelers are likely going to find are much more personal than what they experienced before.
Legislation has been introduced in the House that would require the TSA to reform its security screening procedures to be more accommodating to transgender travelers.
Should the TSA cover more than just airline travel? Some in the Senate think that it should and have introduced legislation to expand the agency to cover all forms of public transportation.
The author says that one of the most time consuming and frustrating tasks for supervisors is dealing with the small number of employees who abuse leave. He describes some of the keys to dealing with these problems as well as some court cases that set precedent for what agencies can and can’t do in dealing with leave and attendance problems.
Comments in Donald Trump’s acceptance speech that would directly impact the federal workforce were few in number but give an indication of his priorities. Here is a quick summary.
A new report from the House Homeland Security Committee says that growing misconduct inside of the Transportation Security Administration presents significant security risks to air travelers.
Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) wants answers from OPM as to how a federal employee was paid bonuses that exceeded 20% of his base salary and how potentially widespread the issue is throughout the government.