TSA says hundreds of its workers being diverted from airports to southern border

TSA says hundreds of its workers being diverted from airports to southern border

Under direction from the White House, the Transportation Security Administration plans to divert more than 600 workers from airport security to enforce immigration policies along…

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AFGE union and Federal Service Impasses Panel: Politics or policy?

AFGE union and Federal Service Impasses Panel: Politics or policy?

Presidents appoint hundreds of people each year to boards and commissions, some highly visible, others obscure. Even the obscure ones can have a big impact…

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TSA Finds 6 Smoke Grenades In Airline Passenger’s Bag At Newark Liberty International Airport

TSA Finds 6 Smoke Grenades In Airline Passenger’s Bag At Newark Liberty International Airport

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passenger’s carry-on bag as he attempted…

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Lawmakers Demand Changes at TSA After Investigations Find That Low Pay Is Causing High Turnover

Lawmakers Demand Changes at TSA After Investigations Find That Low Pay Is Causing High Turnover

Lawmakers on Tuesday voiced an urgent desire to reform the pay system for airport screeners, saying the Transportation Security Administration is losing workers at a…

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AFGE Calls on TSA to End Culture of Bullying

AFGE Calls on TSA to End Culture of Bullying

Our union is calling on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to take action to end a culture of bullying that may have contributed to the…

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AFGE Defends Our Rights in EO Lawsuit Appeal

AFGE Defends Our Rights in EO Lawsuit Appeal

AFGE was back in court last week, defending our victory in the lawsuit we filed against the Trump administration’s May 2018 executive orders, which illegally…

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TSA Chief Reveals the Real Reason He Won’t Increase Officer Pay

TSA Chief Reveals the Real Reason He Won’t Increase Officer Pay

Despite the important work they do protecting the flying public, frontline Transportation Security Administration officers (TSOs) are the lowest paid employees within TSA and among…

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It’s Not Too Late to Push for a Minimum 1.9% Raise!

It’s Not Too Late to Push for a Minimum 1.9% Raise!

As Congress has until Feb. 15 to pass long-term government funding bills, it’s not too late for us to reach out to members of Congress…

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Airport water fountains shut down after passengers become ill on Frontier Airlines flight

Airport water fountains shut down after passengers become ill on Frontier Airlines flight

Several water fountains were shut down at a Cleveland airport after passengers aboard a Frontier Airlines flight became sick, airport officials said. At least six…

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Federal employees union sues government over lack of pay

Federal employees union sues government over lack of pay

A federal employee labor union is suing the US government for requiring “essential” employees to work without pay during the partial government shutdown. The American…

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