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Airports Consider Using Private Security Screeners Vs. TSA Transportation Security Officer (tags)
'Don't touch my junk' passenger sparks revolt against airport searches
Federalization of Contract Guards : FPS Improvement and Accountability Act of 2010 (tags)
Finally, and here is the crux of the DEM bill, if the GAO comes back with a “satisfactory” performance grade for the federal guards in the pilot FPS then FPS is commanded to federalize all contract guards at all Level III and Level IV facilities
FCGOA Defeats UGSOA Once Again 70 to 23 in a Humiliating Defeat at the DOJ (tags)
A Strong Labor Union requires that it's members understand that the Union is theirs and that the Union leadership be attuned to the desires of the members. Obviously UGSOA President Desiree Sullivan doesn't understand this...BUT FCGOA Does. That's Why the 340 Officers Working at both The Department of Justice DOJ and ICE Headquarters Voted for FCGOA.
FCGOA Defeats UGSOA at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Headquarters in Wash DC (tags)
"Today's VICTORY by FCGOA against UGSOA and it's UGSOA Local 44 sends a clear message to UGSOA President Desiree Sullivan that all is NOT Well at UGSOA" Stated FCGOA President Guy James.
Border Security Plan Adds 1,000 Federal Law Enforcement Border Patrol Agents (tags)
Obama said the 600 million additional funding for border security "answers my call to bolster the essential work of federal law enforcement officials," adding that the measures "will make an important difference as my administration continues to work with Congress toward bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform to secure our borders, and restore responsibility and accountability to our broken immigration system."
UGSOA Members Show Their Support For FCGOA and its President Guy James (tags)
Mr. Harsley’s 12-13 years of serving our membership under UGSOA local # 44 as president has been pure hell. He has abused his power and authority, misused his position, and undercut our benefits with his manipulations by telling un-truths in order to accomplish his goals by deceiving the officers into accept his untruths. It’s time to replace Mr. Harsley, UGSOA Local # 44 and UGSOA international with a new and more progressive, honest, user friendly, officer oriented organization that serves the union membership needs, not their own needs, wants and desires.
Federal Protective Service Building Security Agency's Workforce Plan Questioned (tags)
The Federal Protective Service agency has an annual budget of roughly $1 billion, and employs 1,225 full-time workers and 15,000 contract security guards at more than 2,300 federal facilities nationwide
Privatization of Courthouse Security Awarded to G4S Wackenhut Draws Criticism (tags)
Guy James, President of the Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA said " the privatization of courthouse security awarded to G4S Wackenhut shows how the county can save money, however the need for tougher background checks of all private contract guards needs to be addressed at both the federal, state and county levels to ensure the safety of all who may enter these buildings are protected".
Feds Ask Questions about GEO Group, Formally Known as Wackenhut Prison Deal (tags)
According to our source the feds may be searching to see if Sansom received any kickbacks from the company. GEO Group, formally known as Wackenhut, gave Sansom’s campaign 500 hundred dollars for his 2007 campaign.
New UGSOA President First Order of Business? Bring UGSOA Local 20 President Up on Charges (tags)
FCGOA President Guy James Stated "he is ready to Help United Government Security Officers of America UGSOA Local 20 President Bill Taylor and UGSOA Local 20 Members including any other UGSOA Local who desires help from FCGOA Now or in the Future!".
Army to hire 3,000 Security Guards Eliminating Private Security Contractors (tags)
Guy James, President of the Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA, stated the decision to go from private contract security to DOD because of congressional mandates will affect many of these security police officers. Many of these officers presently work for Wackenhut Services Inc. WSI and the majority of them are unionized covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Furthermore there in no guarantee these officers will even be hired because they now have to reapply for their security jobs. Presently these Wackenhut Security police professionals enjoy job security, wage and benefit protection collective bargaining rights and RESPECT. James noted we refer security guards as security police professionals whereas the army refers them as "SECURITY GUARDS".
UGSOA President James Carney JUMPS SHIP. FCGOA is Ready to Take The Helm. (tags)
Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA President Guy James stated "FCGOA is ready and able to represent the many UGSOA Security Police Professionals who wish to leave the United Government Security Officers of America UGSOA to join our organization FCGOA"
Nuclear Power Plants Vulnerable to Attack, Former CIA Officer Says (tags)
One of the biggest problems is the fact that the union who presently represents these nuclear security officers the United Government Security Officers of America UGSOA has failed to negotiate for better wages, benefits and a higher standard of training for these nuclear security officers stated FCGOA President Guy James.
FCGOA Pres calls For Tougher Background Checks after Terror Suspect Infiltrated. Nuke Site (tags)
Guy James President of The International Union, Federal Contract Guards of America stated that “we must always be on the alert at nuclear facilities, federal buildings , airports and other high profile buildings where terrorist groups like Al-Qaida continue to target our infrastructure. The question we face each and everyday is not if a terrorist attack like 9/11 will happen again but when will it happen. That’s why our union FCGOA continues to call on our legislatures to strengthen stiffer background checks better training standards and a higher standard of qualifications of all private security companies and security guards / security police professionals throughout the country”.
Use of Private Federal Contract Security Guards at Gov Buildings Comes Under Scrutiny. (tags)
Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA disagrees. The problem is not that these contract guards need to be federalized, the problem is better training". "There really are no federal standards for security guards," said James. "These individuals should be trained at the federal level since they are the first line of defense against a terrorist attack, just like federal police officers," he said.
Call For Anarchist Solidarity Actions With Immigrants July 21st (tags)
Take Nationally-Coordinated Action To Show Solidarity And Fight ICE on July 21st! We have begun the attack by spraypainting an ICE van with many anti-Migra(ICE) slogans. May our spark spread into a wildfire.
Four Days of Action Against Bechtel and the Corporate Invasion of Iraq: June 1 - June 5 (tags)
Activists in San Francisco are organizing four days of action against war profiteer, Bechtel! Join us, flyer your community, inform your comrades! Flyers available at: http://www.actagainstwar.org/article.php?id=222 and let us know!