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Shelve Transportation Jobs Bill Until Fast Track Legislation is Completed? No Thanks

So now putting thousands of Americans at risk of more job-killing trade deals is more important than passing a surface transportation bill that puts hundreds of thousands to work? It appears for some the answer is yes. Of course, for the rest of us that is an absurd proposition. Congress should not even take up […]

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Hear Ed Wytkind Discuss Fast Track on the Jeff Santos Show

By Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Last week, the Jeff Santos Show held a 3-hour special about Fast Track and TPP. TTD President Ed Wytkind joined as a guest to talk about TTD’s opposition to Fast Track and our solidarity with the labor movement in this regard. “This is not a fight that is just about manufacturing workers,” Wytkind explained. “This is […]

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Hear Larry Willis Discuss Fast Track, Amtrak, and the Surface Transportation Reauthorizations on America’s Work Force Radio

By Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Did you miss TTD Secretary-Treasurer Larry Willis discussing Fast Track and the Amtrak and surface transportation reauthorizations on America’s Work Force Radio on Monday? You’re in luck — you can listen to the show here on the MoveAmerica blog. TTD stands with the AFL-CIO in opposition to Fast Track: as Larry points out in the interview, in the […]

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Transportation Labor Sets Comprehensive 2015 Agenda

ATLANTA, GA—The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and its 32 affiliated unions waded into every major transportation policy debate in Washington and focused on expanding transportation investments, reforming safety policy, protecting workers’ rights, and rejecting job-killing trade policies. “2015 must be the year when we break the stalemate on funding our badly deteriorated transportation system […]

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Job-Killing Fast Track Should Be Rejected

Transportation labor stands in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in the labor movement in opposing Trade Promotion Authority, or “Fast Track.” For too long this flawed policy has guided our country’s trade laws, and it’s time for Congress to throw out the old model and develop a new plan that works for our nation’s […]

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