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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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Legislation Introduced to Help Reduce TSA Security Line Wait Times

By on May 26, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Help Reduce TSA Security Line Wait Times

Legislation has been introduced ahead of the busy summer travel season to direct the TSA to reassign its employees’ duties to help alleviate the growing security lines that have been plaguing airports around the country.

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House Committee Concerned About Potential for Abuse of Employee Bonuses Within TSA

By on February 22, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
House Committee Concerned About Potential for Abuse of Employee Bonuses Within TSA

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said in a recent letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator Peter Neffenger that the Committee is concerned about the possibility of abuse within the system used to pay bonuses to TSA employees.

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Legislation Introduced to Allow Using Gun Permits as Acceptable ID at TSA Checkpoints

By on November 19, 2015 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Allow Using Gun Permits as Acceptable ID at TSA Checkpoints

Legislation has been introduced in the House to allow Americans to use gun license permits as permissible identification for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) purposes.

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FedSmith.com Users Say 'No' to Arming TSA Agents

By on November 18, 2013 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Results from a recent poll indicate that FedSmith.com users overwhelmingly oppose the idea of arming TSA agents at airports and public transportation facilities.

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Inbound for TSA Security Screeners: USERRA Rights

By on September 28, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Under legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama in August of 2012, the protections already afforded to most federal employees by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act will now be extended to TSA security screeners and supervisory security screeners.

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AFGE and TSA Reach Agreements, Lots of Questions Remain

By on August 8, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

AFGE and TSA have apparently reached agreement on a new labor agreement. There are some questions that should be asked but have been ignored by the media.

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