There have been reports of a growing number of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents calling in sick and refusing to work for no pay (1). The immediate question becomes, what’s the impact on aviation security? The answer is a negative one, but not as negative as one might think, and one only adding to festering, pre-shutdown problems.
"Do Government Shut Downs Shut Down Aviation Security?,"
International Bulletin of Political Psychology: Vol. 19
, Article 1.
Available at: https://commons.erau.edu/ibpp/vol19/iss1/1