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President Barack Obama said he wants a former senior Army official with a career in intelligence to lead the Transportation Security Administration. The president announced his choice, retired Maj. Gen. Robert Harding, on Monday.
Ever since the founding of the Transportation Security Administration, two federal employee unions have vied for the right to organize and represent TSA screeners at the bargaining table. Now, one of those unions has filed a petition to do just that, even though neither TSA or its parent agency, the Department of Homeland Security, have yet to officially endorse collective bargaining for the screeners.
WFED's Max Cacas reports.
Transportation Security Officers are going to receive secret intelligence feeds so they can stop terrorists before they board airplanes. How will this work and will it slow down security lines even more?
Approximately 60 TSOs of 100 expected for work at Dulles Feb. 6th reportedly could not make it because of the snow and were considered AWOL.
The agency received more complaints last year than in any of the previous eight years. GAO also came to a final decision on more cases in 2009 than the year before. More agencies and vendors also are turning to alternative dispute resolution to solve their differences, GAO finds.
We talk with Southers about the nomination process, where he believes his nomination went wrong, and his view of what the next nominee might face.
With TSA ranked 213 out of 216 agencies overall and dead last in pay and benefits, would unionizing help?
What the "Underpants Bomber" and Dick Cheney have in common. Sort of.
We get more details on why the TSA will get collective bargaining rights in 2010... at least in some opinions.