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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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Blackburn Demands Investigation of TSA Hiring Practices

By on June 5, 2012 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) has released a report documenting crimes committed by some of the Transportation Security Administration’s employees in an effort to demonstrate what it cites as failures to effectively screen the employees it hires.

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Passenger Advocates Would Help Those Treated ‘Inappropriately’ by TSA

By on March 19, 2012 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Susan Collins (R-ME) have introduced legislation that would create passenger advocates at the busiest airports in the country to be a go-to for passengers who feel they have been treated “inappropriately” by the TSA.

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Congress Has Some Advice for TSA

By on November 16, 2011 in Agency News with 0 Comments

According to a new report released by House Congressional leaders, the Transportation Security Administration has lost its focus on air transportation security and instead has become an “enormous, inflexible and distracted bureaucracy.”

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