8 TSA workers have been fired at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) for sleeping on the job and other violations according to the government agency.
‘Some of the workers were caught on videotape in December napping in a checked-baggage room in Newark’s terminal B, the TSA said. Other workers violated other standard operation procedures involving checked baggage, the agency said, and more workers could be disciplined as the investigation continues.’
In a statement the TSA said:
“The decision to take disciplinary action, including the proposed immediate removal of eight individuals from the TSA 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.”
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