Transportation Security Administration

Unfriendly skies?
Opinion Queens Courier Editorial 10/10/2012 at 11:51AM

It came to light last week – to our horror – that two separate groups of contracted JFK security officers filed complaints with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), citing problems with officials making employees cut corners when inspecting aircrafts and working within the terminals. The groups claim that they are forced to perform the usually [...]

JFK workers say cutting corners puts passengers at risk
JFK workers say cutting corners puts passengers at risk
News Maggie Hayes 10/08/2012 at 2:01PM

Things do not seem to be flying smoothly at John F. Kennedy International Airport. In recent months, two separate groups of contracted JFK security officers have filed complaints with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), citing problems with officials making employees cut corners when inspecting aircrafts and working within the terminals, along with substandard working conditions. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/03/2012 at 7:29AM

Con Ed contract talks expected to resume Thursday  Consolidated Edison workers were back outside company headquarters in Union Square Monday, a day after the utility locked out 8,500 union employees when their contract expired. Harry Farrell, President of Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers of America, is expected to call for federal mediators to intervene to [...]