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2011-02-02 08:25:00

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Tuesday unveiled its new pilot program aimed at calming the uproar over full-body scanners used to screen travelers at airports around the country. The new software will no longer produce an image of the actual person said the TSA. The new scanners will be released in three US airports that will show screeners an alert on a generic male or female figure only if something suspicious is detected and will highlight the spot of concern. The...

2010-12-11 00:00:37

A new online gift shop, TSAGiftShop.com, offers mugs, training posters, a line of "ËœTSA Replacement Clothing,' "ËœTSA 2011 Wall Calendar' and other bootleg products spoofing "ËœMale Junk,' TSA alleged abuses, and (alleged) "ËœSecret TSA Detention Centers.' Athens, OH (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 A new, on-line gift shop offers unauthorized 'TSA products' which poke fun at the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and hopes to find a market...

2010-09-22 12:52:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE and its TSA members PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Philadelphia and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with a Solidarity Stand Thursday, Sept. 23 at Philadelphia International Airport. "In gratitude of their hard work and commitment to protecting this nation, AFGE would publicly like to say...

2010-07-22 13:58:00

RALEIGH, N.C., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John S. Pistole, the new Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today visited Raleigh-Durham International Airport, as he continues a series of visits to airports and transportation facilities. Speaking with TSA employees and airport and airline stakeholders, he outlined his top goals and priorities, which include: Improving TSA's counterterrorism focus through intelligence and cutting edge technology Supporting...

2010-07-22 12:49:00

DALLAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Dallas and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with an event Friday, July 23 at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. "In gratitude of their hard work and commitment to protecting this nation, AFGE would publicly like to say 'thank you' to every TSO, and in particular, those in Dallas," AFGE 10th District National Vice...

2010-07-16 12:01:00

Pistole Also Begins Site Visits, Asks Traveling Public and Stakeholders to Provide Feedback BOSTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) John S. Pistole today visited Boston Logan International Airport. As Pistole begins his tenure with the agency, he announced his top goals and priorities, which include: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo:...

2010-07-15 10:31:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with an event Sunday, July 18 at the Ft. Lauderdale airport. The union will be joined by Florida State Senator Dan Gelber, South Florida AFL-CIO President Fred Frost and Broward County AFL-CIO President Dan Reynolds. "In gratitude of their...

2010-07-14 14:31:00

AFGE leaders to join Delta employees in highlighting need for unions, collective bargaining rights ATLANTA, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two member/leaders from the American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers in Atlanta and across the country, will share their struggles on working without basic protections on the job at the Atlanta Airport Solidarity Committee's Town Hall Meeting on July 15. AFGE Local 555 President Aubrey Williams and...

2010-06-04 15:34:00

AFGE "Application to Review the Regional Director's Decision" goes to full FLRA WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today filed an appeal with the Federal Labor Relations Authority, asking that the full Authority review and grant AFGE's petition for exclusive union representation at TSA. "We have known from the day we filed our petition [with the regional FLRA] that the ultimate decision would come back to the full FLRA,"...

2010-05-19 16:33:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it has awarded its Information Technology Infrastructure Program (ITIP) contract to CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation), of Falls Church, Va., for the deployment, maintenance, and enhancement of TSA's IT infrastructure capabilities. The award, with a base period of May 2010 - May 2011, is worth a total of approximately $489 million for a five-year life cycle. (Logo:...