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TTD Statement on Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement

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Washington, DC — Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement on the historic infrastructure agreement between President Biden and a bipartisan group of US Senators:  “Transportation labor proudly supported Joe Biden for president because we knew his commitment to investing in infrastructure, reviving our economy, and supporting working families […]

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Transportation Labor Mourns the Loss of President Richard L. Trumka

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement mourning the death of AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka: “We are devastated by the news that AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka passed away at the age of 72. Rich was a giant in the labor movement, and his fierce […]

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Transportation Labor Strongly Supports Jennifer Homendy for Chair of the National Transportation Safety Board

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Dear Senator: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), our 33 affiliated unions, and millions of frontline transportation workers, I urge you to advance the nomination of Jennifer Homendy for Chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) when the Senate Commerce Committee considers her nomination.

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FTA grant dedicated to workforce training, retention will help secure future of transit industry workforce

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding the FTA for awarding the Transportation Learning Center a $5 million grant to be used solely for frontline workforce training, retention, and recruitment: “President Biden has long said that when you invest in working people, you invest in […]

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Transportation Security Officers Deserve Workplace Rights and Fairness

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Dear Representative: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I urge you to support H.R. 903, the “Rights for the TSA Workforce Act of 2021” when it is considered during tomorrow’s Homeland Security Committee markup.

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Support H.R. 3095, the Fair and Open Skies Act

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Dear Representative: At tomorrow’s markup, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will consider H.R. 3095, the Fair and Open Skies Act. On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, we urge you to vote YES on the bill. The Fair and Open Skies Act combats predatory flag of convenience air carriers who seek to fly to […]

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Transportation Security Officers Deserve Workplace Rights and Fairness

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Dear Representative: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I urge you to support H.R. 903, the “Rights for the TSA Workforce Act of 2021” when it is considered during tomorrow’s Homeland Security Committee markup. Every day, thousands of Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) show up to work to keep our aviation system, mass […]

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Statement on bipartisan infrastructure negotiations: Working people are ready to rise to the occasion

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Washington, DC — Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement on the ongoing bipartisan infrastructure negotiations in the Senate: “Working with Congress and the administration to deliver on President Biden’s promise of major, and long-overdue investments in America’s infrastructure remains the top priority for the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO. […]

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Business, labor groups endorse bipartisan infrastructure deal

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As Reported by Alexander Bolton for The Hill The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the AFL-CIO and a group of other prominent business groups on Thursday endorsed a $1.2 trillion, eight-year bipartisan infrastructure framework endorsed by President Biden and a group of Senate moderates. The joint endorsement by business and labor groups that are often opponents […]

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Rail workers, unions eagerly await GAO study on precision scheduled railroading

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to the GAO accepting a request by Chairs DeFazio and Payne to study the impacts of Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR): “For years, freight rail workers and their unions have been sounding the alarm about the dangers of PSR, […]

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