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July 30th, 2013
09:02 PM ET

GAO report reveals increase in TSA employee misconduct

A new government report says misconduct by Transportation Security Administration workers has increased 26% in the last three years.

Some of the most serious violations include:

  • Employees sleeping on the job
  • Letting family and friends go without being screened
  • Leaving work without permission
  • Drug use

Outfront: Rene Marsh is in Washington D.C. with the latest.


Filed under: Aviation Industry • TSA
soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. Gerry

    I'm sorry, weren't the TSA employees supposedly screened for security purposes? Was there no investigation into their character. This is not a random population, so comparing them to a small city is completely irrelevant. Sounds like the hiring process needs some work.

    July 31, 2013 at 5:06 am | Reply
  2. avi

    what do you expect from an agency that pays peanuts and has no real benefits to attract professional workers?

    July 31, 2013 at 2:21 am | Reply
  3. Dylan

    Here comes the uninformed knee-jerk reactionaries with their idiotic TSA bashing.

    July 31, 2013 at 1:20 am | Reply

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