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2011-03-16 06:30:00

Creation of Trusted Traveler Program, Limit on Checked Bag Fee at Heart of Proposal to Improve Security, Streamline Process for Travelers WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Travel Association and a panel of travel and security experts today unveiled a groundbreaking plan to improve security at America's airports and reduce the burden on travelers. Among the most notable recommendations are the creation of a trusted traveler program and a requirement that...

2011-03-15 13:52:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn more about the union's bid to exclusively represent Transportation Security Officers (TSO). The show, which originally aired on Friday, March 11, is now available on demand. Listen Now! AFGE Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Local Presidents Kim Kraynak-Lambert (Local 332) and Robert McNeil (Local 237) spoke of the overwhelming support to elect AFGE as the exclusive union...

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2011-03-12 07:30:00

Radiation test results from airport screening equipment will start being made public by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in an effort to calm the lingering fears many passengers have about potential health risks. The TSA said it also discovered anomalies in some reports, including missing data and calculation errors unrelated to safety. It said as an extra cautionary measure it has ordered retesting of all full-body scanners as well as other X-ray equipment airports use to...

2011-03-11 13:11:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE and its TSA members SEATTLE, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Seattle, throughout Washington and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with a Solidarity Event March 19 at Sea-Tac airport. AFGE National President John Gage will be on hand for the event. "In appreciation of their hard work and commitment...

2011-03-09 13:52:00

AFGE confident in victorious election outcome WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some 44,000 Transportation Security Administration employees at airports across the country are ready today to elect the American Federation of Government Employees as their exclusive union representative. Voting for the TSA union election will take place from March 9-April 19, with the results being tabulated beginning April 20. The election will be done online and via telephone with each...

2011-03-09 12:09:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE and its TSA members LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Los Angeles, throughout California and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with a Solidarity Event March 10 at LAX airport. California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor...

2011-03-09 11:17:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE and its TSA members CHICAGO, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Chicago, throughout Illinois and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with a two Solidarity Events March 10 at Chicago's O'Hare and Midway airports. AFGE National President John Gage will be on hand for the events. "In appreciation of their...

2011-03-08 11:40:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE and its TSA members OAKLAND, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Oakland, throughout California and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with a Solidarity Event and Rally March 9 at the Oakland Airport. AFGE Director of Field Services and Education Bill Fletcher and AFGE General Counsel David Borer will...

2011-03-07 08:36:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE and its TSA members MINNEAPOLIS, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Minneapolis, throughout Minnesota and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with a Unity Event on March 7 at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport*. "In appreciation of their hard work and commitment to protecting this nation, AFGE...

2011-03-03 14:09:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE and its TSA members BOSTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Boston, throughout Massachusetts and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with a Unity Event on March 4 at Logan Airport. U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch will join AFGE, as will New Hampshire AFL-CIO President Mark McKenzie and Professional...


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