Latest Transportation Security Administration Stories

2011-07-07 06:00:00

According to US officials, the government has warned airlines that terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into people in an attempt to get past screening procedures.

2011-07-05 15:30:00

Listen Now! http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=53&sid=2442282 WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" as the union prepares to negotiate a contract for Transportation Security Officers (TSOs).

2011-06-29 16:20:00

Union ready to move into contract negotiations WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than one week after winning an election at the Transportation Security Administration, the American Federation of Government Employees today was certified by the Federal Labor Relations Authority as the exclusive union representative for a bargaining unit of 44,000 TSA workers. "We are very pleased that the FLRA moved swiftly to certify AFGE so that we can immediately move toward contract...

2011-06-27 11:08:00

61% of Leisure Travelers, 75% of Business Travelers Want Trusted Traveler Program; Nearly Half of Air Travelers Willing to Pay up to $150 Annual Fee for Less Hassle WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey shows significant majorities of frequent business and leisure travelers would pay up to $150 to enroll in a trusted traveler program.

2011-06-02 18:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees--the union for Transportation Security Administration workers nationwide--today expressed outrage at House members who voted to strip from TSA workers the right to collectively bargain by passing an amendment by Rep.

2011-05-25 13:50:00

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Tuesday that new tests of full-body scanners deployed at airports found that the radiation they emit was within acceptable levels.

2011-05-23 12:24:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE in TSA union election MILWAUKEE, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) in Milwaukee, throughout Wisconsin, and across the country, will be joined by Milwaukee labor organizations to show support and gratitude for the TSA workforce with two solidarity events May 24 at General Mitchell Airport. "In appreciation of their hard work and commitment...

2011-05-17 11:45:00

Clark and NFLPA back AFGE in union election at TSA PITTSBURGH, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh Steeler and National Football League Players Association player representative Ryan Clark on Wednesday will tell Transportation Security Officers in Pittsburgh to vote for the American Federation of Government Employees in an upcoming union election at TSA. Only AFGE has been endorsed by the NFLPA in its effort to make TSA a fair, balanced and safe workplace, and to bring a...

2011-04-20 13:23:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today received the most votes but not a majority in an election for exclusive union representation at the Transportation Security Administration, and according to Federal Labor Relations Authority election rules will go into a runoff election against the National Treasury Employees Union.

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