TSA

Fox News: TSA Adds Coronavirus-Related Measures After Whistleblower Accused Agency of Not Doing Enough

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. TSA Adds Coronavirus-Related Measures After Whistleblower Accused Agency of Not Doing Enough The precautions are designed to keep both TSA agents and travelers safer. The head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has added more safety precautions to be taken by agents after a whistleblower accused [...]

The Washington Post: TSA Head Orders New Virus Safety Measures After Meeting Whistleblower

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. TSA Head Orders New Virus Safety Measures After Meeting Whistleblower The head of the Transportation Security Administration ordered new coronavirus safety precautions last week after meeting with a whistleblower who alleged that the agency wasn’t doing enough to [...]

AP: Lawyer: TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. Lawyer: TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint The Transportation Security Administration has improved coronavirus protection for airport screeners after a TSA official accused the agency of endangering travelers, the whistleblower’s lawyer said Wednesday. The changes include requiring [...]

Press Release: TSA Makes COVID-19 Safety Changes in the Wake of Whistleblower Report and OSC Finding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2020 TSA Makes COVID-19 Safety Changes in the Wake of Whistleblower Report and OSC Finding Government Accountability Project Client Disclosure Spurs Positive Change WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agreed to new safety procedures to protect passengers ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend. These changes came after [...]

Bloomberg Business Week: TSA Struggles to Balance Virus With Security as Travel Rebounds

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. TSA Struggles to Balance Virus With Security as Travel Rebounds Getting screened at the airport by the Transportation Security Administration is not a socially distant experience. Your electronics and shoes go right into a plastic bin that ferried someone else’s through the X-ray machine just [...]

2020-06-29T10:38:13-04:00June 29th, 2020|Aviation Whistleblowing, In The News, TSA|

MSNBC: TSA Whistleblower Says Agency Isn’t Doing Enough to Keep Officers, Passengers Safe

Note: this video, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published and can be found here. TSA Whistleblower Says Agency Isn’t Doing Enough to Keep Officers, Passengers Safe While many worry about coronavirus risks that may come with flying on an airplane, there could be another health concern before passengers even get to their gate. [...]

Huff Post: TSA Worsened Coronavirus Pandemic, Whistleblower Says

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. TSA Worsened Coronavirus Pandemic, Whistleblower Says A federal watchdog has ordered an investigation into the Transportation Security Administration’s response to COVID-19. The Transportation Security Administration worsened the coronavirus outbreak by failing to institute early safety measures despite [...]

2020-06-23T10:38:28-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Aviation Whistleblowing, In The News, TSA|

Travel Pulse: Whistleblower Claims TSA Failed to Protect Officers From Coronavirus

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. Whistleblower Claims TSA Failed to Protect Officers From Coronavirus A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) official is accusing the government agency of not taking the necessary precautions to protect employees against the coronavirus outbreak. According to The Associated Press, Kansas TSA representative Jay Brainard said airport screeners [...]

2020-06-23T10:14:15-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Aviation Whistleblowing, In The News, TSA|

AP News: TSA Insider Faults Agency’s Response to Coronavirus

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. TSA Insider Faults Agency’s Response to Coronavirus A Transportation Security Administration official charges that the agency helped spread covid-19 by failing to provide enough protective gear for airport screeners who are in close contact with travelers every [...]

2020-06-22T09:40:40-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Coronavirus Pandemic, COVID19, In The News, TSA|

NPR: Whistleblower: TSA Failed To Protect Staff, Endangered Passengers During Pandemic

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. Whistleblower: TSA Failed To Protect Staff, Endangered Passengers During Pandemic The Transportation Security Administration withheld N-95 masks from staff and exhibited "gross mismanagement" in its response to the Coronavirus crisis – leaving employees and travelers vulnerable during the most urgent days of the [...]

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