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TSA plans to fire 25 employees, suspend 19 for improper screening of bags at Newark airport
Star Ledger ^ | October 19, 2012

Posted on 10/19/2012 12:06:50 PM PDT by SMGFan

Capping a year-long investigation prompted by reports of theft in a baggage room at Newark Liberty International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said it it was moving to fire 25 employees and suspend 19 others for failing to ensure that checked bags were being screened adequately.

The 44 Newark employees served with termination or suspension notices today, combined with eight dismissals at the airport in June under the same investigation, make it the largest personnel action taken by the TSA since the security agency was created in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cultureofcorruption; fired; theft; tsa

1 posted on 10/19/2012 12:06:55 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan
"moving to fire"

How long does it take to move?

2 posted on 10/19/2012 12:09:04 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: SMGFan
"TSA holds all of its employees to the highest professional and ethical standards and has a zero tolerance for misconduct in the workplace,” a TSA spokeswoman, Lisa Farbstein, said in a statement.


3 posted on 10/19/2012 12:14:31 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: COBOL2Java

As Moochelle says, “let’s move!”


4 posted on 10/19/2012 12:16:22 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: SMGFan
Title typo:

"TSA plans to fire 25 employees, suspend 19 for improper screening of bags at Newark airport

should read:

TSA plans to fire 25K employees, suspend 19K for improper screening of bags at Newark airport

5 posted on 10/19/2012 12:18:34 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: SMGFan

Well, I certainly hope that the demographic breakdown of the group of fired employees doesn’t exhibit an overrepresentation of any particular ethnic group.

And when I say “overrepresentation,” I’m not talking about “in comparison with that of the population of Newark” either.


6 posted on 10/19/2012 12:20:27 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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