American Federation of Government Employees

Gerardo Hernandez

Coroner: TSA officer died minutes after being shot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration officer who was killed in a gunman’s attack at Los Angeles International Airport died two to five minutes after he was shot, coroner’s officials said Wednesday. Assistant […]

11/20/2013

Two Transportation Security Administration agents walk with others after Terminal 2 was reopened at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1, 2013. A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding others. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

After LAX shooting, TSA wants new class of armed officers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – In response to the fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, the union representing Transportation Security Administration officers called today for the establishment of a new class of armed officers with […]

11/04/2013

Two Transportation Security Administration agents walk with others after Terminal 2 was reopened at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1, 2013. A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding others. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

LAX LATEST: LA to honor fallen TSA officer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspected gunman was in custody following a shooting at Los Angeles airport that killed a TSA officer and wounded two others. This is what AP reporters on the scene Friday […]

11/02/2013

Transportation Security Administration employees talk outside Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LAX LATEST: Details emerge on suspect, threat note

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspected gunman was in custody following a shooting at Los Angeles airport that killed a TSA officer and wounded otherS. This is what AP reporters on the scene Friday are […]

11/01/2013

Police stand outside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Shots were fired Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, prompting authorities to evacuate a terminal and stop flights headed for the city from taking off from other airports. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LAX LATEST: Death, shots, chaos at airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspected gunman was in custody following a shooting at Los Angeles airport that killed a TSA agent and wounded two other people. This is what AP reporters on the scene […]

11/01/2013

(AP Photo/Ric Francis)

Gunshots, chaos at Los Angeles airport — TSA agent killed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspected gunman was in custody following a shooting at Los Angeles airport that killed a TSA agent and wounded two other people. This is what AP reporters on the scene […]

11/01/2013

(AP Photo)

Furlough Friday: Unpaid day off for many in government

WASHINGTON (AP) — No one answered the tax-help hotline at the IRS on Friday. And you could forget about getting advice on avoiding foreclosures at the 80 Housing and Urban Development field offices nationwide. It […]

05/24/2013

U.S. Department of Defense (AP Photo)

DOD poised to trim furlough days, add exemptions

WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of debate and number-crunching, the Defense Department announced plans Tuesday to furlough about 680,000 of its civilian employees for 11 days through the end of this fiscal year, allowing only […]

05/14/2013

44 TSA workers at Newark face firing or suspension

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – A union at New Jersey’s Newark Airport is disputing accusations that dozens of baggage screeners failed to properly screen luggage and should be fired or suspended. The Transportation Security Administration announced […]

10/19/2012

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