TSA Could Fire Newark Agents Over Improper Luggage Screening
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The Transportation Security Administration could be firing many of its agents at Newark Liberty Airport for improperly screening luggage.
It's proposing to fire 25 employees and suspend 19 others for not following screening procedures.
It's the biggest disciplinary action taken by the TSA at any airport nationwide.
The TSA said the alleged screening failures were captured on surveillance video last year.
The latest round of cuts include managers accused of failing to supervise their employees.
Eight other employees were fired in June.
The TSA said it has a zero tolerance policy for workplace misconduct.
They said the proposed removal of these employees is in the best interest of passenger safety.
The accused agents can appeal the charges.