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Transportation Security Administration Proposed Changes to Rail Safety Regulations

Ms. Ann Comer Chief, Division of Statutory Programs Office of Labor-Management Standards Employment Standards Administration U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Room N–5112 Washington, DC  20210 Re: COMMENTS OF THE TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION RAIL TRANSPORTATION SECURITY; PROPOSED RULE Docket No. TSA-2006-26514 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION […]

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Letter to Mary Peters Prior to Confirmation as Transportation Secretary on Foreign Control

Ms. Mary Peters Secretary-Designate U.S. Department of Transportation 400 Seventh Street, NW Washington, DC  20590 Dear Ms. Peters: If confirmed as the next Secretary of Transportation, you will inherit enormous responsibilities as the nation’s chief steward of America’s multi-modal transportation system.  Because our members in the aviation industry care deeply about their professions and about […]

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Comments to the TSA and Coast Guard on Transportation Worker Identification Credentials

COMMENTS OF THE TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AND THE U.S. COAST GUARD ON THE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING TRANSPORTATION WORKER IDENTIFICATION CREDENTIAL IMPLEMENTATION IN THE MARITIME SECTOR; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ENDORSEMENT FOR A COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE Docket Nos. TSA-2006-24191; USCG-2006-24196 The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) is pleased to submit comments […]

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DOT Proposal to Allow Foreign Interests to Exercise Actual Control Over U.S. Airlines

The Honorable Jeffery Shane U.S. Department of Transportation 400 Seventh Street, SW, Nassif Building Room PL-401 Washington, DC  20590-001 RE: Actual Control of U.S. Air Carriers Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking  Docket No. OST-2003-15759 Dear Mr. Shane: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) , I am writing to express our continued opposition to the Department […]

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FMCSA Proposed Amendments to Medical Qualification Standards Allowing Drivers with Diabetes to Operate Commercial Motor Vehicles

VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION Docket Management Facility U.S. Department of Transportation 400 Seventh Street SW Nassif Building, Room PL-401 Washington, DC  20590 RE: Qualifications of Drivers; Diabetes Standard; Docket No. FMCSA-2005-23151 Dear Sir or Madam: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I am writing to respond to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s […]

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Letter to FAA Administrator Blakey Regarding American Association of Airport Executives

The Honorable Marion C. Blakey Administrator Federal Aviation Administration Federal Building 10A 800 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 1010 Washington, DC 20591 Dear Administrator Blakey: I read with great interest your recent remarks to the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), especially your characterization of the FAA-NATCA bargaining issues.  Let me offer a few observations and […]

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Comments on the Federal Transit Administration's Tribal Transit Program

Ms. Sandra Bushue Deputy Administrator Federal Transit Administration 400 Seventh Street, SW Washington, DC  20590 FAX (202) 493-2251 VIA FAX AND ELECTRONIC FILING RE:   Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program;  Docket Number FTA-06-24143 Dear Deputy Administrator Bushue: On behalf of the 30 affiliated unions of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) , we are pleased […]

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Letter to DOT Supporting ATU's Membership Application to Charter Service Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee

Letter to DOT Supporting ATU’s Membership Application to Charter Service Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee

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Petition to Reconsider FTA Notice of Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Rates

Sandy Bushue Deputy Administrator Federal Transit Administration 400 7th Street SW Washington, DC 20590 Re: Petition to Reconsider; Notice of Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Rates; 71 FR 5109 Dear Deputy Administrator Bushue: On behalf of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), we are writing to […]

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Letter to DOT on Virgin America's Motion to Deny Access to Confidential Documents to Edward Wytkind

Letter to DOT on Virgin America’s Motion to Deny Access to Confidential Documents to Edward Wytkind

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