Tag: TSA

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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Report: Employee Misconduct at TSA Threatening Aviation Security

By on July 8, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments

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.

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Lawmaker Demands Information on Excessive Bonuses Paid to Federal Employees

By on June 15, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmaker Demands Information on Excessive Bonuses Paid to Federal Employees

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.

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House Passes Bill to Help Reduce TSA Wait Times

By on June 8, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
House Passes Bill to Help Reduce TSA Wait Times

The House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would make a number of policy changes at TSA to help cut down on wait times at security checkpoints at airports around the country.

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Highest Bonuses for Employees at TSA

By on May 27, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Highest Bonuses for Employees at TSA

The former head of security at the TSA was let go, in part, due to large bonuses being paid to agency employees despite security lapses that happened on his watch. How much did the TSA pay in bonuses to its employees last year?

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