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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:...

2010-01-06 08:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today applauded the efforts of, and expressed concern for, the Transportation Security Officers injured in a hazardous material incident at Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield, Calif. Earlier today, the outside of a checked bag tested positive for the presence of TNT. The TSOs who examined the contents of the bag were overcome by fumes emitted from the bag, and were taken to the hospital with...

2009-12-16 13:03:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Labor unions and other airport groups from around the Orlando area will show their support for Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) by signing a statement of solidarity at an event December 17 at Orlando International Airport. In addition, Debra Boothe, district director for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson will attend on the congressman's behalf, and Eatonville Mayor Bruce Mount has been invited to attend. There will be a solidarity walk through...

2009-12-16 11:23:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broward County AFL-CIO President Dan Reynolds, United Faculty of Florida Broward College President Damon Davis, UNITE HERE Local 355 President Wendi Walsh, and representatives of area AFL-CIO affiliates--including American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1542, American Postal Workers Union, and the International Brothers of Electrical Workers Union 728--will show their support for Transportation Security...

2009-12-15 10:54:00

MIAMI, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Florida AFL-CIO President Fred Frost and representatives of area AFL-CIO affiliates -- including American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1542, American Postal Workers Union, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, International Longshoremen's Association Local 1922, and UNITE HERE -- will show their support for Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) by signing a statement of solidarity at an event December 16 at...

2009-09-14 14:39:00

AFGE TSO Shawn Williams speaks before AFL-CIO convention PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees Transportation Security Administration members Shawn Williams and Kim Kraynak today sat down with U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and discussed with her working conditions at the agency. The meeting took place at the AFL-CIO convention, at which both Solis and Williams spoke. Williams and Kraynak shared with Solis their experiences as...

2009-07-08 14:48:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today thanked the 130 cosponsors of H.R. 1881, which would grant Transportation Security Officers the same workplace protections as other federal workers, for their support and expressed its hopes for a swift markup on July 9. H.R. 1881, the Transportation Security Workforce Enhancement Act, would give TSOs the right to bargain collectively for fair and uniform workplace rules. It would do away with...

2009-06-04 17:07:00

NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Clear: "We commend Congress for its leadership and support of the Registered Traveler program. Today's passage in the House of Representatives of the TSA Authorization Bill - including vital language to strengthen and expand the Registered Traveler program - promises to enhance aviation security while providing more predictability and less hassle for the air traveler. We look forward to working together with Congress...

2009-05-21 09:03:00

Over 195 Million Passengers Expected to Fly this Summer: Campaign Continues to Educate Travelers about Procedures at Airport Checkpoints in time for Memorial Day NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with Memorial Day and the start of the summer travel season, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is continuing their partnership with the Ad Council to launch a national public awareness campaign that educates passengers about TSA's upcoming Secure Flight program, a...

2009-04-28 16:15:00

TSA workers not prepared to battle swine flu epidemic WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation Security Officers across the country are being made to work with no precautionary measures as they screen passengers who may have been exposed to the swine flu, the American Federation of Government Employees said today. In an urgent letter to TSA Acting Administrator Gale Rossides, AFGE requested the following: That a respirator, gloves and hand sanitizer be provided any...


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