Dozens of EWR screeners pulled off duty for retraining or discipline

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    The bad news about TSA keeps rolling in, #7 ...

    NJ.com: Dozens of Newark TSA employees to be retrained or disciplined following a crackdown on lax, improper screening

    And the frustrations likely will continue. You can only do so much with retards hired from ads on pizza boxes and gas pumps.
     
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  2. Caradoc

    Caradoc Original Member

    Or the ones that were hired earlier than that, but stayed on because they enjoy the "work" or are incapable of finding other "work."
     
  3. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    Snort!
     
  4. RB

    RB Founding Member

    What was that you where saying Blogger Bob about TSA employees being highly trained?

    edit to add: Seems to me the increased cost of screening operations should be born by the screeners who can't do their jobs.
     
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  5. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    Maybe some electro-shock therapy would be an appropriate inducement to get them to remember their procedures. Kinda like Pavlov's dogs, only less humane.
     
  6. Frank

    Frank Original Member

    The only electroshock therapy that would be effective is "Ol' Sparky".
     
  7. So, this is #7 since you started counting a few days ago? I'll bet a shiny nickel that when we get to #10, there will be another TSA blog post about cute fuzzy animals. Most likely bunnies or kitties.
     
  8. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    No, I started counting ~24 hours ago. That's 7 jewels of colossal ineptitude in the space of a day.

    And those are only the ones that I personally found & reported first. Other TUGgers beat me to the punch on several.

    TSA's reputation has truly tanked, but I doubt it's anywhere near bottom yet.
     
  9. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Oh, (expletive deleted): "elite corps"??
    And "misconduct" seems only to be letting bags through. Not a word about pawing and groping passengers, bullying them, trying to intimidate them, etc.
     

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