David Pekoske

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

House advances bill to boost pay, benefits for TSA employees

The bill would bring 60,000 TSA employees, including transportation security officers, under the same personnel system as other federal employees under…

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White House proposes major pay raise for TSA screening workforce in 2023

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TSA Administrator David Pekoske

Federal employee union presses DHS to follow through on expanding collective bargaining for TSOs

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(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)File - In this May 11, 2021 file photo, a Colonial Pipeline station is seen in Smyrna, Ga., near Atlanta. The Department of Homeland Security has announced new requirements for U.S. pipeline operators to bolster cybersecurity following a May ransomware attack that disrupted gas delivery across the East Coast.(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

TSA makes changes to new cyber requirements after industry feedback

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TSA Administrator David Pekoske

TSA’s biggest challenge in two decades? Securing better pay for frontline workers, leaders say

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)In this Monday, June 27, 2016, photo, a passenger passes by a sign for the Transportation Security Administration's TSA Precheck line in Terminal A at Logan Airport in Boston. By air or car, summer 2017 travel numbers are expected to rise over the previous year thanks to deals on airfares and stable gasoline prices. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Biden administration orders TSA to expand union rights, explore pay reform for screeners

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House dems say 2020 budget ‘dead-on-arrival’ for TSA, Coast Guard

House lawmakers are skeptical 2020 budget requests will be enough to tackle attrition, morale and recruitment challenges for TSA or the U.S. Coast Guard.

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from testimony Sept 27, 2018

Lawmakers may sue for subpoenaed documents, committee warns TSA

TSA Administrator David Pekoske managed to mostly reassure lawmakers, with one major exception: they aren’t pleased about the agency’s decision to redact…

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TSA Administrator David Pekoske

Report blasts TSA leadership for ‘toxic culture,’ blames it for high attrition, poor morale

A toxic culture among leadership at the Transportation Security Administration is decimating employee morale and retention, according to a new report from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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