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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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Lawmaker Targets TSA Employee Misconduct With New Legislation

By on March 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmaker Targets TSA Employee Misconduct With New Legislation

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.

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Trump Administration Proposes Cutting Coast Guard, TSA Budgets to Strengthen Border Security

By on March 8, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Administration Proposes Cutting Coast Guard, TSA Budgets to Strengthen Border Security

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.

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TSA Pat-Downs Are About to Get Even More Personal

By on March 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

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.

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Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA’s Screening Procedures for Transgender Travelers

By on December 6, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA’s Screening Procedures for Transgender Travelers

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.

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Should the TSA Be Expanded to Cover All Modes of Transportation?

By on September 23, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should the TSA Be Expanded to Cover All Modes of Transportation?

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.

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Some Case Law Surrounding Excessive Leave

By on September 2, 2016 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments

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.

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Make it Easy to Fire Federal Workers… And Then What?

By on July 28, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Make it Easy to Fire Federal Workers… And Then What?

The author says that the government does a poor job of dealing with its poor performing employees, however, he says that making it easier to fire federal employees is not the answer.

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