We will fight those politicians who are dead set against fair labor laws that permit workers to form and join unions free from employer interference and intimidation
Passenger Rail Workers
Long-term funding for Amtrak and commuter and high-speed rail is a top priority. We will combat legislation to de-fund or privatize Amtrak and outsource good jobs.
We won’t let this be the generation that ruins our air transportation system and airline carriers in the midst of aging infrastructure, threats to safety, and globalization and outsourcing run amok.
Transportation Construction Workers
Congress must get its act together and pass long-term investments that ensure construction job growth for hundreds of thousands of workers and modernize and expand our failing transportation infrastructure.
At a time of record growth in public transit demand, more than 8 out of 10 transit systems are cutting service and jobs or raising fares. And intercity bus employees suffer from excessive hours and chronic fatigue without Fair Labor Standards Act protections.
We fight for a strong U.S. merchant marine and increased investment as vital components of America’s transportation system and national defense.
Freight Rail Workers
Freight rail transportation is vital to our economy and its workforce is the best in the world. We will continue to raise the bar on safety and promote federal investment in strategically significant freight transportation modernization projects.
Talk is cheap – time for our elected leaders to support our port infrastructure and the skilled workers in our seaports.
School Bus Drivers & Mechanics
These employees work to keep America’s children safe, and we owe them safe workplaces and rights on the job.
UnAmerican: Workers’ Lives on Hold While NLRB Nominations Are in Limbo
Former Pressman Marcus Hedger tells his story to encourage the Senate to confirm NLRB nominations.