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TSA, AFGE see milestone contract as ‘pivot point’ for frontline workforce

After signing a seven-year contract with TSA, AFGE leaders are now looking to get Title 5 rights cemented in law for tens of thousands of TSA employees.

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TSA, AFGE aim to expand workforce options in new 7-year contract

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You’re fired! No, you’re not. Hold it, wait a minute…

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(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)

20 years after 9/11, TSA officers renew calls for higher pay

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Transportation Security Officers are carefully watching a bill in Congress that could change their lives

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Congress eyes wide variety of federal workforce changes for future coronavirus relief bill

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Know your new paid sick leave benefits during the coronavirus pandemic

Congress expanded some benefits and added emergency paid sick leave in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, but the details for federal employees…

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Enough with all the hiring authorities already, CHCOs tell Congress

Chief human capital officers at two of the largest federal agencies had a clear message for Congress: Don’t give us any more hiring authorities.

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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, National Security Agency director and head of U.S. Cyber Command Gen. Paul Nakasone testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nakasone says the military learned a lot as it worked with other government agencies to thwart Russian interference in the 2018 midterm elections. He says the focus has turned to the next election cycle. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

New DoD personnel system hires cyber workers faster, but numbers still small

U.S. Cyber Command said the new Cyber Excepted Service has cut its time-to-hire by 60 percent. But so far, DoD has only used the new personnel system for a few hundred positions.

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