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State Laws Requiring Drug and Alcohol Rule Violation Information

Ms. Patrice Kelly Acting Deputy Director of Policy Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590 RE:     Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs: State Laws Requiring Drug and Alcohol Rule Violation Information Docket No. OST–2008–0184, Interim Final Rule Dear Ms. […]

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TTD Comments on Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing

The Honorable Mary Peters Secretary of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC  20590 RE:    Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs; Docket No. OST-2003-15245; Final Rule Dear Secretary Peters: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD),  I am writing to petition the Department of Transportation […]

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Public Comments on the NMB’s Representation Manual 35 NMB No. 61

Mary L. Johnson National Mediation Board 1301 K Street, N.W. Suite 250 East Washington, D.C.  20572   Re: Public Comments on the NMB’s Representation Manual 35 NMB No. 61   Dear Ms. Johnson: The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), requests a 60 day extension of the comment period on the proposed changes to the Representation […]

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Crewmember Identification Documents

Docket Management Facility (M-30) U.S. Department of Transportation West Building Ground Floor Room W12-140 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC  20590-0001 Re:      Crewmember Identification Documents; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Docket No. USCG-2007-28648 Dear Sir or Madam: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) I am writing in regards to Coast Guard’s implementation […]

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Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators

Mr. Thomas Yager, Chief Driver and Carrier Operations Division Docket Management Facility United States Department of Transportation West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, D.C. 20590 Re:    Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators; Proposed Rule; Docket No. FMCSA-2007-27748; Dear Mr. Yager: On behalf of the Transportation Trades […]

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Letter to FRA on Railroad Operating Rules

The Honorable Joseph H. Boardman Federal Railroad Administrator U. S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590 Re:     Railroad Operating Rules: Program of Operational Tests and Inspections; Railroad Operating Practices: Handling Equipment, Switches and Fixed Derails Docket No. FRA-2006-25267 Dear Administrator Boardman: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), […]

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Letter on DOL Amendments to Federal Public Transportation Act Application Guidelines

Ms. Ann Comer Chief, Division of Statutory Programs Office of Labor-Management Standards Employment Standards Administration U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Room N–5112 Washington, DC  20210 Re: Amendment to Guidelines for Processing Applications for Assistance to Conform to Sections 3013(h) and 3031 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act–A Legacy for […]

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Letter to DHS Secretary Chertoff on Use of Passenger Name Records

The Honorable Michael Chertoff Secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C.  20528 Dear Secretary Chertoff: We write to express our concerns about the possible collection and retention of information indicating the union affiliation of air passengers and the use of that information to determine whether a person poses a terrorism security risk.  We agree […]

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FMCSA Demonstration Project on NAFTA Trucking Provisions in Supplemental Appropriations Language

COMMENTS OF THE TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION DEMONSTRATION PROJECT ON NAFTA TRUCKING PROVISONS SUPPLEMENTAL REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT Docket No. FMCSA-2007-28055 On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) , we appreciate the opportunity to submit these comments on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety […]

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FAA Proposed Changes to Regulations Governing Aircraft Repair Stations

COMMENTS OF THE TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION REPAIR STATIONS; PROPOSED RULE Docket No. FAA-2006-26408 On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) , we are pleased to submit the following comments on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would make certain […]

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