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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...

2009-04-02 09:32:00

Legislation scheduled to be introduced today WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The assault on the nation's Transportation Security Officers has gone on for far too long and must come to an end," said John Gage, president of the American Federation of Government Employees, the only union to have worked on behalf of TSA employees since the agency's inception.

2009-03-27 13:07:00

AFGE Calls for Full Bargaining Rights at TSA BALTIMORE, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Representative Dutch Ruppersberger will join the American Federation of Government Employees, the union that represents TSA workers nationwide, at an event March 30 to call for full workplace protections for Transportation Security Officers.

2009-03-23 10:39:00

AFGE Calls for Full Bargaining Rights for TSA Workers LAS VEGAS, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union that represents TSA workers nationwide, will hold an event Tuesday, March 24 to call for full workplace protections for Transportation Security Officers.

2008-12-11 14:52:00

Millions View an Accurate and Uplifting TV Movie Portrayal of Tourette Syndrome BAYSIDE, N.Y., Dec.

2008-11-07 15:00:14

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today unveiled the security checkpoints at the new Indianapolis International Airport. The checkpoints blend advanced technology features and passenger-calming checkpoint elements.

2008-09-12 21:00:20

By DONNA GOODISON On the seventh anniversary of the Sept.

2008-07-21 18:00:34

By Jeremy Herb, The Indianapolis Star Jul. 21--Passengers going through security at the new Indianapolis International Airport terminal will be greeted by a mural of flowers, blue-lit panels and ambient music. Families will be directed to separate lines, away from travelers in a rush.

2008-07-15 15:00:37

Despite progress being made in implementing the Certified Cargo Screener Program (CCSP), significant challenges remain in future success due to lack of funding, according to executive director of the Airforwarders Association (AfA) in testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security today.

2008-06-27 15:02:43

By James Bernstein, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 27--Next time you go to LaGuardia Airport, you will have a choice of deciding whether you are green, blue or black. No, you won't be playing a game. This is for real.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.