© 2024 Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Public Media from Michigan State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
TECHNOTE: 90.5 FM and AM870 reception

Unions Examine New Security Agency

Two of the largest unions representing federal employees scrutinize the new Department of Homeland Security. Plans call for major changes in how workers are hired, fired and promoted at the agency, which will employ about 200,000 people. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

Copyright 2002 NPR

Pam Fessler is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, where she covers poverty, philanthropy, and voting issues.
To help strengthen our local reporting as WKAR's fiscal year ends, we need 75 new or upgraded sustainers by June 30th. Become a new monthly donor or increase your donation to support the trustworthy journalism you'll rely on before Election Day. Donate now.