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Union feds march against scapegoating

AFGE members marched on Capitol Hill to put a face on the federal workforce. They want to correct the misperception that government workers are to blame for the deficit and gridlock in Washington.

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 07:26am EST
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AFGE, NTEU vie to represent TSA workers

Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole granted collective bargaining rights to the nation's 40,000 airport screeners. The decision comes eight months after Pistole became TSA administrator.

Monday - 02/07/2011, 02:07pm EST
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Analysis: Unionized TSA workers must assure public that safety to stay the same

Homeland Security Today's David Silverberg explains the work cut out for TSA before the union elections.

Monday - 02/07/2011, 01:25pm EST
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NTEU explains what's next for TSA unionization

NTEU says it's eager to move on to the next two steps — a union representation election, then bargaining a contract. We get details from NTEU President Colleen Kelley.

Monday - 02/07/2011, 10:31am EST
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TSA workers granted collective bargaining rights

Agency administrator John Pistole determined workers can hold a vote on whether to be represented by a union. Pistole's memo details four areas that will fall under collective bargaining if employees approve it.

Friday - 02/04/2011, 04:43pm EST
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TSA: No more private screeners at airports

Homeland Security Today's David Silverberg discusses TSA's decision to stop using private screeners.

Monday - 01/31/2011, 02:42pm EST
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NTEU discusses internship changes, collective bargaining

What comes next for the federal government's internship programs? Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union, discusses the end of FCIP and the new Pathways Program.
January 14,2011

Friday - 01/14/2011, 12:40pm EST
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TSA hacker sentenced to prison

A former TSA worker has been sentenced for tampering with government databases.

Friday - 01/14/2011, 09:30am EST

Effective screening elusive without closing loopholes

Loopholes in the global aviation system beyond the control of the Homeland Security Department are stymieing steps to bolster screening, several federal officials told lawmakers.

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 04:38pm EST

Union pushes public outreach on TSA pat downs

NTEU president Colleen Kelley says that TSOs are being unfairly targeted.

Wednesday - 11/24/2010, 10:41am EST
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TSA Administrator John Pistole: scanner protests just hold up others

Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole pleaded with Thanksgiving travelers for understanding and urged them not to boycott full-body scans the day before the holiday.

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 04:48pm EST

TSA uproar highlights national security balancing act

The public anger over the TSA safety measures show how difficult it is for the Obama administration to balance national security and individuals' privacy.

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 01:03pm EST

Union: Don't blame officers for TSA pat downs

AFGE president John Gage speaks with the Federal Drive about the new TSA security measures which impact TSOs as well.

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 10:08am EST
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Homeland Security stands by new security measures

Homeland Security Today's David Silverberg discusses why DHS is reluctant to back off from the new airport security measures.

Monday - 11/22/2010, 03:12pm EST
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Pilots to be exempt from some airport checks

Friday - 11/19/2010, 04:31pm EST

Pilots to be exempt from some airport checks

The Transportation Security Administration says airline pilots will be allowed to skip some physical security checks at airports.

Friday - 11/19/2010, 04:07pm EST

Pilots to be exempt from some airport checks

Friday - 11/19/2010, 04:03pm EST

Senate grills TSA on airport screenings

With one week until the holiday travel season begins, hearings are being held on airport screenings, including new pat-down techniques and full body scanners. Bob Cusack, managing editor of The Hill and John Adler, President of FLEOA join us with their takes.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 02:17pm EST
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Pat downs: needed security or junk touching?

John Pistole, the head of the Transportation Security Administration, is hit with questions about new pat-down techniques that air passengers have complained are invasive. The Hill's Bob Cusack tells us about yesterday's hearing.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 10:08am EST
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