Tag: TSA

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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TSA Head Threatened with Subpoena at House Committee Hearing

on March 3, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Members of the House put the acting administrator of the Transportation Security Administration on notice Thursday to turn over information on whistleblower retaliation or face subpoena.

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TSA Employees Arrested for Cocaine Smuggling

on February 13, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A dozen airport and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a massive cocaine smuggling operation in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

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TSA Chief Not Staying On For Trump’s Administration

on January 14, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger plans to leave his position on Inauguration Day.

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Is Your State’s Driver’s License TSA Compliant?

on January 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are you planning to travel soon? Be sure your state's driver's license will continue to get you past TSA security checkpoints. The agency has begun alerting travelers about an impending deadline for new ID requirements.  

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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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Priorities in Trump’s Acceptance Speech and the Federal Workforce

By on July 22, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Priorities in Trump’s Acceptance Speech and the Federal Workforce

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.

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