Statement: TSA Action Against Employees at Newark Star-Liberty International Airport for Failure to Properly Conduct Screening Procedures

Friday, October 19, 2012

"TSA holds all of its employees to the highest professional and ethical standards and has a zero tolerance for misconduct in the workplace. Accountability is an important aspect of our work and TSA takes prompt and appropriate action with any employee who does not follow our procedures and engages in misconduct. The decision to take disciplinary actions today with the proposed the removal of  25  individuals and suspension of 19 others today reaffirms our strong commitment to ensure the safety of the traveling public and to hold all our employees to the highest standards of conduct and accountability."