Government Executive: Final contract between union and TSA expected next week TSA’s then-Deputy Administrator Gales Rossides told lawmakers in 2008 during a congressional hearing that PASS rewards an employee’s performance to increase overall transportation security. “How does PASS improve security? When you get paid more to do a better job, you do a better job,” Rossides said at the time. At the end of the day, a two-digit IQ is still performing at the level of a two-digit IQ. We were better off with the pre-9/11 rent-a-cops than the current crew of gropers and perverts, and they were a lot cheaper.