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Why Do I Feel So Tired?

For sleep-deprived bloggers like me, I can just pound down an extra cup of French Roast to get going in the morning. But for those who keep our skies safe, including pilots—passenger and cargo—and flight attendants, they need much more. They need fair and science-based federal rules that give them a chance to be well-rested, […]

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Help TWU Keep American Jobs in America

When someone thinks of ”bankruptcy” a vision of individuals unable to pay every day bills because of job loss or crushing school and medical costs often comes to mind.  But there is another side to this process that is simply shameful:  multi-billion dollar corporations using bankruptcy to walk away from promises made to their workers. […]

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If Mitt Romney is the Answer, What’s the Question?

By Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Together with our 32 member unions, we just looked at a preliminary snapshot of the record of Mitt Romney.  The findings unearthed are ugly – that is, if you live among the 99 percent in America. We’re also mining through Santorum’s record (which also isn’t pretty), and we haven’t bothered digging through Newt’s record – […]

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Let’s Green-Light Senate Surface Transportation Jobs Bill, Reject Senseless Amendments

Last night news broke of a Senate agreement to finally move on the long-delayed surface transportation funding bill.  This is good news – hopefully we have broken through the logjam and have a chance to finally fix and modernize our deteriorating transit and rail systems and roads and bridges, and put people to work. With […]

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Welcome to MoveAmerica

Welcome to the launch by the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) of MoveAmerica – a forum in the blogosphere for the serious issues facing transportation workers. And it couldn’t come at a better time. With Congress currently engaged in debate over surface transportation funding, which is on the verge of being extended for the ninth […]

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