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Support the Oberstar Express Carrier Amendment

Dear Representative:   On behalf of the millions of transportation workers represented be the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I write to urge you to support the Oberstar amendment to ensure that truck drivers and mechanics employed at package delivery companies are not denied the right to form and join a union.   Under current […]

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Premium Pay Plan at Amtrak an Insult to Workers

The Honorable Corrine Brown Chairwoman House Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee 589 Ford House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairwoman Brown: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and specifically the 10 member unions of our Rail Labor Division, I am writing to express our outrage and growing frustration with the […]

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Oppose the Boozman Amendment, Support Amtrak and the Environment

Oppose the Boozman Amendment – Support Amtrak and the Environment

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Oppose DeMint Amendments to Contract Out Air Traffic Control

Dear Senator: On behalf of the millions of transportation workers represented by the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO’s (TTD) 32 member unions, I write to ask you to vote against the DeMint amendments during today’s mark-up of the FAA reauthorization bill (S. 1300).  Senator DeMint has offered three amendments that would jeopardize this bill and threaten […]

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Raise Security Standards at Aircraft Repair Stations

Dear Representative: Today the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection will mark up H.R. 1981, a bill introduced by Reps. Jim Langevin, Bennie Thompson, and Sheila Jackson Lee to require the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to stop ignoring a two-and-half year old Congressional mandate to […]

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Support Rail and Public Transportation Security Act of 2007

The Rail and Public Transportation Security Act of 2007: Oppose Sessions Amendment Oppose Flake Amendment on Over-the-Road Bus Support Lynch Amendment

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Support the Rail and Public Transportation Security Act of 2007

Support the Rail and Public Transportation Security Act of 2007 

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Oppose DeMint Amendments to FAA Reauthorization Bill

May 16, 2007 Dear Senator: On behalf of the millions of transportation workers represented by the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO’s (TTD) 32 member unions, I write to ask you to vote against the DeMint amendments during today’s mark-up of the FAA reauthorization bill (S. 1300). Senator DeMint has offered three amendments that would jeopardize this […]

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Support the Miller-King Employee Free Choice Act

Support the Miller-King Employee Free Choice Act

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Oppose Isakson Amendment to Eliminate Safety & Health Protections for Port Workers

September 14, 2006 On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, the International Longshoremen’s Association, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, I am writing to urge you to vote no on an amendment to the port security bill, H.R. 4954, to be offered by Senator Isakson that would shield port employers from liability for […]

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