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Trump endorses plan to remove 30,000 FAA workers from payroll

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 05:50

The more than 30,000 federal workers include 14,000 air traffic controllers and about 16,000 other FAA employees, many of whom work on a project called NextGen.


US PRESIDENT Donald Trump is planning to lop more than 30,000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) workers from the federal payroll, a move that gives fresh momentum to an effort that stalled in Congress last year.

The proposal is included in Mr Trump's 2018 budget,

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