Fallout

TSA procedures could trigger workers’ comp claims, attorneys suggest

Posted by on December 18, 2010 at 2:05 pm

The controversy surrounding new airport security measures could serve as a warning for employers to take some precautionary measures, several workers’ comp attorneys advise. With lawsuits being filed and horror stories from offended passengers appearing on the Internet, it’s likely just a matter of time before a disgruntled “road warrior” files a workers’ comp claim.

Clinton Promises ‘Review’ of Procedures [of elite, not us] After TSA Pat-down of Indian Envoy Causes Stir

Posted by on December 10, 2010 at 8:22 am

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday the administration would be “reviewing the policies” after an airport pat-down of India’s ambassador to the U.S. brought a rebuke from New Delhi.

India’s ambassador gets pat-down at Miss. airport

Posted by on December 8, 2010 at 9:09 pm

She said, ‘I will never come back here,'” said Janos Radvanyi, chair of Mississippi State University’s international studies department. “We are sending her a letter of apology.”

Exclusive: TSA frisks groom children to cooperate with sex predators, abuse expert says

Posted by on December 1, 2010 at 12:22 pm

An expert in the fight against child sexual abuse is raising the alarm about a technique the TSA is reportedly using to get children to co-operate with airport pat-downs: calling it a “game”.

TSA rules could make 2011 a flat year for travel

Posted by on November 30, 2010 at 9:08 pm

Now that the Transportation Security Administration has introduced full-body scanners at many American airports, and subjected those who opt out of the machines to an “enhanced” pat-down, the 2011 outlook for travel has changed, say travelers.