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Biden’s Historic Bridge Investment Will Deliver Good Union Jobs

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WASHINGTON – Greg Regan and Shari Semelsberger, President and Secretary-Treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued this statement in response to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s announcement of a historic bridge investment program, made possible by the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: “We applaud the Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration […]

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Rail Labor Unions Applaud Senate Confirmation of FRA Administrator Amit Bose

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WASHINGTON – Greg Regan and Shari Semelsberger, President and Secretary-Treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued this statement after the Senate confirmed Amit Bose as Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA): “We welcome Mr. Bose’s stewardship of the FRA at this pivotal moment in the history of the domestic rail industry and rail […]

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America’s Largest Transportation Labor Coalition Gains 3 More Unions, Unifies Rail Labor

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WASHINGTON – The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), America’s largest coalition of transportation labor unions, today announced the affiliation of three more unions, bringing the coalition’s total membership to 36 affiliated unions. TTD proudly welcomes the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes (BMWED), both divisions of the […]

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DOT’s Innovation Principles Are a Victory for Transportation Labor

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Washington, D.C. — Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), released this statement following Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s announcement of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Innovation Principles: “The DOT’s Innovation Principles are a reflection of President Biden’s values and represent a major shift in policy focused on centering workers and unions in […]

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TTD Applauds Senate Confirmation of Deirdre Hamilton to Serve on National Mediation Board

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Washington, DC — Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to yesterday’s Senate confirmation of Deirdre Hamilton as a Member of the National Mediation Board: “The Senate confirmation of Deirdre Hamilton to the National Mediation Board (NMB) brings meaningful change to the lives of frontline rail and […]

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Transportation Labor Reacts to DeFazio Announcement

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Greg Regan and Shari Semelsberger, the respective president and secretary-treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued the following statement in response to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio’s (D-OR) announcement that he will not seek re-election in 2022

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Transportation Labor Praises Passage of Build Back Better Act, Urges Senate to Act

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and Shari Semelsberger, secretary-treasurer of TTD, issue this statement in response to the passage of the Build Back Better Act in the House of Representatives: “When President Biden was sworn into office last January, he made a promise to the American people: […]

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TTD President Regan hits back at disastrous industry practices, offers praise for Biden Administration’s concrete steps to end America’s supply chain problems

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Washington, DC —As the supply chain crisis continues to pose serious challenges to all Americans, this morning’s hearing, “Industry and Labor Perspectives: A Further Look at North American Supply Chain Challenges,” held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, cast an important light on the systemic factors that got us here and on the ill-advised […]

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Transportation labor applauds largest investment in transportation, jobs in America’s history

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and Shari Semelsberger, secretary-treasurer of TTD, issue this statement in response to the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the advancement of the Build Back Better Act in the House of Representatives: Tonight is a historic night for millions […]

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TTD Welcomes Flight Attendant Rest Proposed Rule

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to today’s publication of a proposed rule on flight attendant duty time: “We applaud the publication of a proposed rule requiring 10 hours rest for flight attendants between duty days. TTD and our unions representing flight attendants […]

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