EEOC To Probe TSA Workplace Environment

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 3:51 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will look into allegations that several regional Transportation Security Administration offices fostered hostile work environments, a congressman said Tuesday.

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., who serves as ranking member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, said in a statement that he had received a letter from the EEOC indicating the launch of an evaluation of TSA's equal employment opportunity procedures.

Thompson had called for the probe following the October release of a report by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...
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