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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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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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Reauthorization of the Federal Rail Safety Program House Testimony

STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND,  PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON RAILROADS, PIPELINES, AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ON REAUTHORIZATION OF THE FEDERAL RAIL SAFETY PROGRAM Chairwoman Brown, Ranking Member Shuster and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today.  As you know, the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) consists of 32 […]

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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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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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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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