Tag: TSA

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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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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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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People Send Hundreds of Compliments a Year to TSA

on March 29, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Despite the negative publicity the agency often gets, documents recently obtained by the Daily Caller show that the TSA actually gets quite a few compliments.

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Former TSA Screener Pleads Guilty To Attempted Voyeurism For Taking Upskirt Video

on March 24, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A former TSA agent at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport pleaded guilty to attempted voyeurism Thursday for taking a video under the skirt of an unsuspecting woman on an escalator at the airport.

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