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Federal Rail Safety Program Reauthorization House Testimony

WRITTEN STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND, PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO ______________________________________________ HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON RAILROADS,  PIPELINES, AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ON REAUTHORIZATION OF THE FEDERAL RAIL SAFETY PROGRAM Chairwoman Brown, Ranking Member Shuster and members of the Subcommittee, let me first thank you for the opportunity to testify this afternoon and to present the views and […]

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Rail and Transit Security Training House Testimony

STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND, PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY ON RAIL AND TRANSIT SECURITY TRAINING Chairman Lungren, Ranking Member Sanchez, and Members of the Subcommittee, on behalf of the 31 member unions of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I want to thank you for the opportunity to […]

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The Transportation Worker Identification Credential Senate Testimony

STATEMENT OF LARRY I. WILLIS, GENERAL COUNSEL TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTE ON THE TRANSPORTATION WORKER IDENTIFICATION CREDENTIAL On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) I want to thank you for the opportunity to testify this morning on the Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) and specifically […]

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“Actual Control” of U.S. Air Carriers notice of Proposed Rulemaking House Testimony

STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND, PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE HOUSE AVIATION SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE U.S.-E.U. OPEN SKIES AGREEMENT  and the “ACTUAL CONTROL” OF U.S. AIR CARRIERS NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING Let me first thank you Mr. Chairman and Ranking Member Costello for holding this hearing and for inviting us to testify on the […]

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Domestic Passenger and Freight Rail Security Senate Testimony

STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND, PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION ON DOMESTIC PASSENGER AND FREIGHT RAIL SECURITY Chairman Stevens, Co-Chairman Inouye, and members of the Committee, on behalf of the 29 affiliated unions of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I want to thank you for giving […]

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Oppose NMB Implementing Filing Fees

STATEMENT OF GEORGE  J. FRANCISCO, JR. RAIL LABOR DIVISION, TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPT., AFL-CIO   BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, EDUCATION AND RELATED AGENCIES ON THE NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD’S PROPOSAL TO IMPOSE SECTION 3 FILING FEES (NMB DOCKET NO. 2003-01N)   APRIL 15, 2005   On behalf of the Rail Labor Division […]

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