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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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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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TSA Moves to Drop 'Naked Images' from Body Scanners

By on July 20, 2011 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Transportation Security Administration is installing new software on its Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machines, also known as the body scanners, that is designed to improve individuals’ privacy by eliminating passenger specific images.

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Aggressive TSA Pat-downs Challenged in Wrong Court

By on July 6, 2011 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

A U.S. District Court ducks handling of a challenge to TSA’s enhanced screening procedures by holding that only the U.S. appeals courts can handle these cases.

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TSA Labor Relations Policy: Naive or Calculated? You Decide

By on March 1, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Author takes a look at TSA Administrator Pistoles “Determination” regarding unions at the Agency. The author believes it is an interesting document as its stated terms appear critical of the labor law that affects other Federal employees as well as the FLRA that administers that law. The administrator may be heading for a protracted battle if the election results are reasonably close as well as after the election results are certified.

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Will Unions Represent Employees at the Transportation Security Administration?

By on October 21, 2002 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Unions can be excluded from representing employees at TSA. Authority of the President to exclude employees from union representation is the crux of the dispute over the Homeland Security Dept. Will President exercise that authority at TSA?

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