Another air traffic controller caught sleeping on the job, policy changes made

By: Andrew Krammer

The Federal Aviation Administration suspended its seventh air traffic controller this year for sleeping on the job, CNN reported.

The incident happened at the Miami Air Route Traffic Control Center during the midnight shift Saturday morning.

The FAA announced Sunday that there will be new rules governing worker's schedules, MSNBC reported. The new changes include a mandatory nine hours off between shifts and more managers on duty during early morning and night shifts.

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