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Transportation Unions Lay Groundwork for a Worker-First COVID-19 Recovery

Washington, DC — As the U.S. begins to recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Executive Committee of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), gathered today to assess the immediate, short-term, and long-term needs of transportation workers and the systems they operate. Recognizing that the key to sustained economic recovery for working families rests […]

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TTD applauds Deirdre Hamilton’s Nomination to the National Mediation Board and urges swift confirmation by the Senate

Washington, DC — Today, union attorney Deirdre Hamilton was nominated by the President to serve on the National Mediation Board (NMB), the government body that facilitates labor-management relations in the aviation and rail industries. The 33-member union Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), which represents millions of workers across the aviation, rail and broader transportation sectors, […]

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President Biden’s American Jobs Plan: Visionary leadership working families have been waiting for

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the 33 union Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, a $2 trillion proposal for investing in infrastructure, tackling climate change, and making America more equitable: “President Biden’s American Jobs Plan would make generational investments in our nation’s transportation system, and […]

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One Year Later: A look at the sacrifices of frontline transportation workers

As our nation pauses to mark the solemn one-year anniversary of this pandemic, we cannot overlook the hardships and pain working families have had to endure to see us through this crisis. We also cannot lose sight of hope.

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Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, Hope for Transportation Workers is on the Horizon

The American Rescue Plan ensures workers will be safe on the job. It gives our cities and states the long overdue support they need. And it offers a blueprint for building a stronger, more just economy out of the wreckage of this pandemic. 

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TTD Applauds Ninth Circuit Court Decision that Prioritizes Freight Rail Safety

Washington, DC — Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Transp. Div. Of Int’l Ass’n-SMART v. FRA that overturns actions by the Trump administration to preempt states from setting their own laws and regulations […]

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Transportation Trades Department Announces Legislative Staff Promotions

Washington, DC — Greg Regan, president of the 33 union Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), announced today the promotions of three members of the TTD team. Matthew Colvin, who joined TTD in 2018, will now serve as Chief of Staff. Colvin most recently served as TTD’s Senior Legislative Representative. Prior to working at TTD, he […]

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Greg Regan, Shari Semelsberger elected new leaders of TTD

Executive Committee unveils award to honor former president Larry Willis Washington, DC – Greg Regan and Shari Semelsberger were unanimously elected today as President and Secretary-Treasurer, respectively, of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), by the organization’s Executive Committee. Regan started at TTD as a legislative representative in 2011, was elected secretary-treasurer in 2017, and subsequently […]

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TTD Congratulates Secretary Pete Buttigieg on his Senate Confirmation to lead the DOT

Washington, DC – Following the Senate’s vote to confirm Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation, Greg Regan, secretary-treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement: “Transportation labor congratulates Pete Buttigieg on his confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The challenges we face are daunting, but with President Joe Biden, […]

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Made-in-America Executive Order Demonstrates Commitment by President Biden to Support America’s Working Families

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, secretary-treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding President Biden’s Executive Order on Ensuring the Future Is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers: “President Biden’s executive order prioritizing the purchase of goods made in America by American workers is proof positive that […]

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