Employees with the Transportation Security Administration walk through Reagan National Airport in Washington. Reuters
12 January, 2019, 18:05
"Due to an increased number of TSA screeners not reporting to work, we have made a decision to take this precautionary step and relocate about 12 flights to adjoining concourses in the afternoons", he said.
The partial shutdown of the USA government could have serious consequences for air safety, according to unions representing aviation workers, which are calling for an immediate resolution to the budgetary stalemate.
Federal workers and agencies are feeling the negative impact of the shutdown.
The Miami Herald reports the terminal will reopen for flights Sunday morning and close again at 1 p.m. that day.
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Chin said federal screeners are calling in sick at double the normal rate for Miami, and TSA managers aren't confident they will have enough workers to operate all 11 checkpoints throughout the airport at normal hours.
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Other major airports surveyed by The Associated Press said they had no immediate plans to close terminals or take other drastic measures. They predicted no disruption from the changes.
Even before the shutdown, controllers have been working six-day weeks and 10-hour days at numerous country's busiest airports, NACTA's president Paul Rinaldi said, adding: "This staffing crisis is negatively affecting the National Airspace System, and the shutdown nearly certainly will make a bad situation worse".
It's a new normal for many, but Bluegrass Airport workers are stressed and anxious.
Closing of the security checkpoint at Terminal G is set to begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, in what would be the 22nd day of a partial shutdown of the federal government. However, the controller staffing was already at a 30-year low and support workers have been furloughed, putting more pressure on those who remain on the job and threatening to cause flight delays, she said. "We fear even more of the airport will close", she said.
As the government shutdown approaches the milestone of becoming the longest in history, Transportation Security Agency employees are feeling the strain ー and soon, so will travelers, Joe Shuker, a TSA union representative, told Cheddar. Friday was the first time since the partial shutdown began December 22 that a payday arrived with affected workers receiving no compensation.
"The suit also alleges that the federal government violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by a "failure to pay at least the minimum wage to air traffic controllers and other NATCA members" and "[failure] to promptly pay overtime". He said the reality is setting in they're not going to get paid, but as essential personnel they're expected to still show up.
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