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Support Leave All Blades Behind Act of 2006 — Senate

Dear Senator: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I urge you to cosponsor the Leave All Blades Behind Act of 2006 (S. 2083), introduced by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) to protect airline passengers and aircraft cabin crews.  This legislation is needed to reverse the decision by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) […]

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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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Support Leave All Blades Behind Act of 2006 — House

Dear Representative: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I urge you to cosponsor the Leave All Blades Behind Act of 2006 (H.R. 4452), introduced by Representative Joe Crowley (D-NY) to protect airline passengers and aircraft cabin crews.  This legislation is needed to reverse the decision by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to […]

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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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Support Fair Labor Management Dispute Resolution Act of 2006

Dear Senator: As unions representing hundreds of thousands of workers employed by our nation’s airlines, we are writing in support of the Fair Labor Management Dispute Resolution Act of 2006 (S. 2201) and ask that you cosponsor this important legislation.  S. 2201 was introduced by Senators Barack Obama, Patty Murray, Frank Lautenberg and Daniel Inouye […]

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Reject Virgin America Application to Operate as a U.S. Airline

Dear Representative: As you may know, Virgin America has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to operate as a U.S. airline and has asked many Members of Congress to support its application.  On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I am writing to provide an overview of our concerns […]

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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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DOT Proposed Changes on Actual Control of U.S. Air Carriers

Comments of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO Before the Department of Transportation on the Actual Control of U.S. Air Carriers Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Docket No. OST-03-15759 The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) 1 appreciates the opportunity to submit these comments to the Department of Transportation’s (Department or DOT) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would […]

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In Support of the Motion of Continental Airlines and in Opposition to the Applications of Virgin America Inc.

In Support of the Motion of Continental Airlines and in Opposition to the Applications of Virgin America Inc.

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