The Transportation Security Administration can now be added to the list of federal agencies seeking to downsize its workforce through early retirements.
Federal Times reports TSA is planning to offer early retirements to administrative employees over the next two years.
Homeland Security Department spokesman Larry Olruskie said in an e-mail that DHS asked the Office of Personnel Management for permission to offer early retirement.
The early retirements would be offered between Oct. 1, 2011 and Sept. 30, 2013. It is unknown how many employees will be eligible for early retirement.
The Government Accountability Office and the departments of Commerce and Education have pursued similar initiatives to save money in the face of budget cuts in 2012 and 2013.
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