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TTD Statement on Departure of DOT Deputy Secretary John Porcari

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

TTD School Bus Summit Shines Spotlight on Safety, Shoddy Privatization Practices and Driver Issues

Monday, December 2, 2013

Reform Bill Would Stop Wasteful DHS Spending That Threatens U.S. Airline Competitiveness

Friday, November 15, 2013

New Transportation Manufacturing Coalition Targets Job Creation for Veterans

Friday, November 8, 2013

TTD: Strengthen Overtime Protections for Bus Drivers, Protect Drivers from Assaults

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Transportation Labor Joins Jobs to Move America Coalition

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Transportation Labor Takes Dead Aim at Airline Operating Schemes That Scour Globe for Cheap Labor

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

TTD Urges Investment in Harbors and Ports, Full Funding for Maritime Security Program

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Transportation Unions Call For Federally Mandated Two-Person Crews on Freight Trains

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

House Got the Message: Job-Creating Infrastructure Investments are Bipartisan

Thursday, October 24, 2013

TTD Honors School Bus Drivers During Safety Week, Announces December Summit

Monday, October 21, 2013

New SMART Poll Shows Americans Want to Ride Amtrak

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Government Shutdown Impacts Transportation System and Jobs

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Harbor Maintenance Legislation Will Boost American Competitiveness and Job Creation

Thursday, September 19, 2013

TTD Supports FHWA’s Move to Strengthen Buy America Policy

Friday, September 6, 2013

On This Labor Day, We Pay Tribute to Transportation Workers

Friday, August 30, 2013

Flight Attendants to be Covered by Long-Overdue Health and Safety Protections

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Obstructionists Derail Transportation Appropriations Jobs Bill

Thursday, August 1, 2013

TTD Supports Bill to Mitigate Pension Losses at AA, Calls for Swift Passage

Monday, July 15, 2013

TTD Congratulates Anthony Foxx On Confirmation as DOT Secretary

Thursday, June 27, 2013

House Rejects Misguided Food Aid Amendment

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Time to Reconsider Flawed TWIC Program

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Legislation Would Spare Public Transit Riders from Looming Tax Increase

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Transportation Labor Mourns the Loss of Sen. Frank Lautenberg

Monday, June 3, 2013

Senate Bill Improves Nation’s Waterways, Boosts American Competitiveness and Jobs

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Workers Memorial Day a Reminder of Needed Transportation Safety Reforms

Monday, April 29, 2013

Ryan Budget Puts Economic Recovery, Nation’s Mobility at Severe Risk

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Senate Appropriations Bill Rejects House Cuts to Mass Transit and Highway Programs

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

House Should Pass Bill Strengthening Transportation Buy America Law

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

TTD Welcomes New Members AFGE and UNITE HERE

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Transportation Unions Join Fight Against Human Trafficking

Monday, February 25, 2013

Transportation Unions Vow Vigorous Push to End Neglect of Nation’s Transportation System and Infrastructure

Monday, February 25, 2013

Transportation Unions Reject EU’s Aviation Trade Liberalization Agenda

Monday, February 25, 2013

TTD: Maritime Cargo Preference Laws Must be Strengthened

Monday, February 25, 2013

Transportation Unions Push Plan to Avert Highway Trust Fund Cliff

Monday, February 25, 2013

Transportation Labor: Congress Must Advance Long-Term Plan for Amtrak

Monday, February 25, 2013

More Rigorous Oversight Needed to Ensure Safety of Outsourced Aircraft Repairs

Monday, February 11, 2013

TTD Statement on State of the Union Address

Monday, February 11, 2013

TTD Applauds DOL Action to Ensure Airline Flight Crew Are Protected Under FMLA

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Statement on Transportation Secretary LaHood’s Departure

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Sandy Bill Critical to Storm Ravaged Northeast Transportation Systems

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Transportation Labor Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

TTD Applauds Passage of Overdue Sandy Relief Funding

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

TTD Supports FMCSA Crack Down on Unsafe Bus Carriers

Monday, January 14, 2013

TTD Statement on Working Families Champion Hilda Solis

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Senate Confirmation of Michael Huerta Clears Way for Aviation Modernization and Safety Initiatives

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Senator Daniel K. Inouye: War Hero and Middle Class Champion

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Will Restore Ravaged Northeast Transportation System

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

American Jobs at Stake in ILWU Contract Negotiations

Friday, November 30, 2012

TTD Supports Extension of Safety and Health Protections to Flight Attendants

Friday, November 30, 2012

TTD Tells FAA Time to Raise the Bar on Aircraft Repair Outsourcing Safety

Monday, November 19, 2012

President Obama Focuses Lame Duck Congress on Job Creation, Middle-Class Tax Relief

Friday, November 9, 2012

Transportation Workers Part of Historic Mobilization to Re-Elect President Obama, Put America to Work

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Obama Maritime Academy Investments Ensure Properly Trained Mariners

Friday, October 12, 2012

TTD Joins OSHA Safety Panel to Reduce Injuries for Aviation Ground Workers

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Obama Administration Focus on Middle-Class Job Creation Moving Country Forward

Friday, October 5, 2012

Passenger Service Agents at American Airlines Must Get Their Day at the Polls

Thursday, October 4, 2012

10 Things You Should Know About President Obama’s Transportation Accomplishments

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Labor Day Tribute to Transportation Workers

Friday, August 31, 2012

Who Will Build It? Not Gov. Christie

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Romney-Ryan Transportation Vision Would be Disaster for Nation

Monday, August 13, 2012

Obama Administration Aids Economy With Accelerated Port Investments

Thursday, July 19, 2012

House Rejects Drastic Transportation Cuts

Friday, June 8, 2012

Port Security Bill Adopts Sensible Worker ID Card Reforms

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Today’s Jobs Report Doesn’t Tell the Real Story

Friday, June 1, 2012

A Grateful Nation Thanks Maritime Workers

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

House Should Adopt Transportation Buy America Motion

Thursday, May 17, 2012

More Must Be Done for Safe Transport of Lithium Batteries

Friday, May 11, 2012

BART Decision is an Opportunity Lost for American Economy

Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Time is Now to Push the Right Jobs Bill for America

Monday, May 7, 2012

Transit-Highway Jobs Bill a Step Closer to Enactment

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Statement on the Passing of Labor Leader Mark H. Ayers

Monday, April 9, 2012

Ryan Budget Resolution Would Devastate Transportation System and Economy

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Transportation Labor Applauds Bipartisan Senate Surface Transportation Bill

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Transportation Spending: Good for Workers, Good for America

Monday, March 12, 2012

House Ways & Means Proposal Decimates Mass Transit

Thursday, February 2, 2012

TTD Supports Essential Transit Reform Funding

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Radical Transit, Amtrak Privatization and Outsourcing Measures Must be Removed from House Surface Transportation Bill

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Statement by TTD President Edward Wytkind on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Transportation Labor Backs Job-Creating Initiatives of Democratic Governors Association and Labor Leaders

Friday, January 20, 2012

Working to Honor the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Transportation Labor Praises New Federal Rule on Pilot Fatigue; Work Remains to Cover Air Cargo Sector

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Court of Appeals Validates Airline and Rail Union Election Rules

Friday, December 16, 2011

Transportation Labor: Senate Obstructionists are Dooming the Economy

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Carnahan-LaTourette Bill Boosts Ailing Transit Systems

Friday, October 14, 2011

Transportation Unions Endorse President’s Transportation Jobs Bill, Vow to Defend Federal and U.S. Postal Service Workers

Friday, October 7, 2011

Transportation Labor Applauds Confirmation of Walt Barrows to Railroad Retirement Board

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Stalemates on FAA, Surface Transportation Bills Imperil the Economy, Undermine Safety

Friday, September 16, 2011

Transportation Security Challenges Remain on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Sunday, September 11, 2011

President Obama Engages Nation on the Need to Expand and Modernize Our Transportation System

Friday, September 9, 2011

Saluting Transportation Workers on Labor Day

Friday, September 2, 2011

Congress Must Not Go on Summer Vacation Before Funding our Aviation System

Monday, August 1, 2011

House GOP Leaders Play Politics with Aviation Safety Programs, Place Thousands of Good Jobs at Risk

Thursday, July 21, 2011

House Highway-Transit Bill Outline Must Be Rejected

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Congress Should Reject Mica-Shuster Legislation to Break-Up and Privatize National Amtrak System

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Privatization Will Doom National Amtrak Service

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Efforts to Privatize Amtrak Must Be Rejected

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Transportation Labor Applauds Air Traffic Controllers For Keeping Skies Safe

Friday, April 22, 2011

House Votes to Repeal Fair Union Election Rules

Friday, April 1, 2011

TTD Testifies Against Privatization of Amtrak

Friday, March 11, 2011

Transportation Unions Adopt 2011 Job Creation Agenda; Vow to Stop Repeal of Fair NMB Union Election Rules

Friday, March 4, 2011

Gov. Scott Abandons Jobs by Killing High Speed Rail in Florida

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

House Committee Should Reject Repeal of Fair Union Election Rules

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Senator Rand Paul’s Amendment Singles Out Flight Attendants As Undeserving of Safety and Health Protections

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Transportation Labor Pledges Support for President’s Goal to Rebuild America

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Congress Must Reject Job-Killing Cuts to Mass Transit, Amtrak and High Speed Rail

Friday, January 21, 2011

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. by Combating Economic Injustice

Monday, January 17, 2011

BNSF Request to Outsource Train Safety Inspections Must be Rejected

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Congress Should Reject Bills to Kill High Speed Rail Investments and Jobs

Friday, December 3, 2010

Transportation Labor Joins President Obama’s Call to Rebuild Transportation System, Put Millions to Work

Monday, October 11, 2010

Coast Guard Bill Helps Workers

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Woerth Confirmed for ICAO

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Senate Rejects Isakson Resolution to Kill Democracy in Airline and Rail Union Elections

Thursday, September 23, 2010

School Transportation’s Glaring Problems a Renewed Focus for Transportation Unions

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Transportation Unions Call for Go-Slow Approach in Open Skies Aviation Talks with China

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Transportation Workers Applaud President’s Plan to Create Jobs By Investing in Transportation Network

Monday, September 6, 2010

On Labor Day, Transportation Workers Look to Leaders for Solutions

Friday, September 3, 2010

Transportation Labor Denounces Job-Cutting Amendments to the Transportation and Housing Funding Bill

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Transportation Labor Salutes the Late Senator Robert C. Byrd

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

McCain Jones Act Repeal Legislation Threatens Our National and Economic Security

Friday, June 25, 2010

Court Decision Upholds New Rules for Rail and Airline Union Elections

Friday, June 25, 2010

Transit Emergency Funding Bill to Save Jobs, Preserve Service

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

FBI Database Needs Fixing to Ensure Employment

Friday, May 14, 2010

Greater Fairness Comes to Airline and Rail Union Elections

Monday, May 10, 2010

Transportation Unions Applaud Senate Passage of FAA Bill

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Chairman Oberstar Receives TTD 20th Anniversary Congressional Award

Monday, March 1, 2010

Transportation Trades Department Outlines Agenda in 20th Anniversary Meeting

Monday, March 1, 2010

Important Transportation Work Must Proceed

Monday, March 1, 2010

TIGER Grant Awards Will Help Rebuild America, Restart Our Economy

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Transportation Labor Looks Forward to Contributing to the Success of High Speed Rail in America

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. by Focusing on Job Creation

Friday, January 15, 2010

Transportation Investments in Jobs Bill: Results Americans Want and Workers Need

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Transportation Labor Supports NMB’s Proposed Rule Changes for Airline and Rail Union Elections

Monday, December 7, 2009

Flight Crews Look Forward to Family and Medical Leave Act Coverage

Thursday, December 3, 2009

NMB Offers Airline and Railroad Workers Hope for Fair Union Elections

Monday, November 2, 2009

Transportation Labor Urges Action on Stalled-Out Legislation, Vows to Protect Aviation Workers Harmed by International Joint Ventures

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Honoring Transportation Workers on Labor Day

Friday, September 4, 2009

Loss of Senator Kennedy is Profound, But His Legacy Will Live On

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Transportation Labor Applauds Appointment of David Matsuda to MARAD

Friday, July 31, 2009

Transportation Unions Applaud Confirmation of Deborah Hersman to NTSB Chair

Monday, July 27, 2009

Transportation Unions Support Richard Lidinsky as Federal Maritime Commisioner

Monday, July 27, 2009

Transportation Labor Testifies: Costs of Delaying Surface Transportation Bill Higher Than Costs of Passing It

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Transportation Labor Applauds Nomination of Daniel Elliott to STB Chair

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Congress to Vote on Giving Transit Agencies Flexibility to Use Stimulus Funds for Operating Expenses in Supplemental Bill

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Transportation Unions Applaud Re-Appointment of Hoglander to National Mediation Board

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Transportation Unions Support Hersman Nomination to NTSB Chair

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

TSA Bill Advances Transportation Security

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Puchala Confirmation for National Mediation Board Will Return NMB to its Mission

Friday, May 22, 2009

Unions Praise Confirmation of Peter Rogoff as FTA Administra

Friday, May 22, 2009

Transportation Unions Applaud Senate Confirmation of Randy Babbit as FAA Administrator

Friday, May 22, 2009

House-Passed FAA Bill Modernizes Aviation System, Advances Safety and Worker Rights

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Airports Do an About-Face on Safety Policy

Monday, May 11, 2009

Transportation Unions Applaud Confirmation of Joe Szabo to Lead Federal Railroad Administration

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Transportation Labor Endorses Administration’s Choice for FTA Administrator

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Transportation Labor Applauds Efforts to Make TWIC Enrollment As Efficient As Possible

Friday, April 3, 2009

Transportation Labor Applauds Selection of Randy Babbitt to Lead FAA

Friday, March 27, 2009

Transportation Unions Praise the President’s Nomination of Joe Szabo to Lead the Federal Railroad Administration

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Transportation Unions Applaud Appointment of Linda Puchala to the National Mediation Board

Friday, March 13, 2009

LaHood, Oberstar Meet with National Transportation Union Leaders

Monday, March 2, 2009

Stimulus Bill to Put Millions Back to Work

Saturday, February 14, 2009

House Passage of Economic Recovery Bill Gives Hope to Workers Suffering in a Collapsing Economy

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Transportation Unions Congratulate Secretary of Transportation Lahood

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Appointment of Ray LaHood to Secretary of Transportation

Friday, December 19, 2008

President-Elect Barack Obama Offers Transportation Workers New Hope

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Bush NMB Tramples on Delta Flight Attendants’ Rights

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Long Overdue Rail, Transit Legislation Poised for Passage

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Transportation Unions Vow to Educate Members on Why Barack Obama is Best Choice

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

On Labor Day, and Every Day, Workers Seek Change

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Extension of Cross-Border Trucking Program is Unbelievable

Monday, August 4, 2008

Transportation Labor Urges Shoring Up the Highway Trust Fund

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Stimulus Spending on Transportation Will Address Critical Needs, Create Good Jobs

Friday, July 25, 2008

Transportation Labor Supports More Investment, Better Scrutiny of U.S. Bridges

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Transportation Labor Applauds Congress for Demanding Enforcement of ADA Laws on Passenger Buses

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

SAFE AIR Act will Improve Safety, Security, Oversight of Foreign Aircraft Repair Work

Thursday, June 5, 2008

National Mediation Board Must Protect Delta Flight Attendants in Unfair Union Election

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Transportation Labor Applauds Family and Medical Leave Act Reform

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Senate Must Pass Improvements for an FAA in Turmoil

Friday, April 25, 2008

FAA Oversight Lapses Deserve Vigorous Congressional Scrutiny

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Transportation Labor Outlines Key Issues in Leadership Meeting

Monday, March 3, 2008

Labor Movement United to Protect Airline Employees in Possible Mergers

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Bush Budget Neglects Nation’s Transportation Needs

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Transportation Infrastructure No Priority for Bush

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Investment in Infrastructure an Important Component of Any Stimulus Package

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Martin Luther King’s Wisdom Continues to Inspire

Friday, January 18, 2008

Disability Access Laws Must Be Enforced on Buses

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

NTSB Adds Worker Fatigue Issues to “Most Wanted List”

Friday, November 9, 2007

Hospitalization of Flight Crew Reveals Urgency of Aircraft Air Quality Problem

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

DHS Misses Deadline in 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act

Friday, November 2, 2007

Senate Defies Bush on Amtrak, Passes Funding Plan

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Rail Safety Bill Delivers Improved Safety for Workers, Public

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Transportation Labor Applauds Progress on Foreign Aircraft Repair Safety

Thursday, September 20, 2007

House FAA Bill Makes Significant Strides to Improve Safety, Working Conditions for Aviation Employees

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Transportation Unions Focus on Priority Issues, Urge Congress to Complete Work on Important Bills

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Bush Requests Billions More for Iraq War, Continues to Ignore the Nation’s Decaying Transportation Infrastructure

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Congress Finally Ends Bush Administration Neglect of Transportation Security

Friday, July 27, 2007

Congress Must Hold Firm on Rail, Transit and Bus Security

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Railroad Safety Legislation Long Overdue

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Transportation Workers Say “Enough is Enough”

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Thousands of Transportation Workers to Rally on National Mall

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Transportation Labor Endorses Rail Safety Bill

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Outsourced Aircraft Repair Work Not Held to Highest Safety Standards, FAA Oversight is Sorely Lacking

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Transportation Labor Endorses Bill to Raise Security Standards for Outsourced Aircraft Repair Work

Friday, April 20, 2007

TSA Excludes Aviation Labor in Partnership to Improve Employee Screening at Airports

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Long Overdue Security Investments Benefit Workers and the Public

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Administration Tentative Approval of Virgin America Application Clear Attempt to Silence Major Critic of US-EU Aviation Pact

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Transportation Labor Leaders: Time to Reform Amtrak

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Airline Labor Strongly Objects to “Open Skies” Agreement

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Transportation Labor: Mandatory Security Training A Must

Monday, March 5, 2007

Rail Safety Agenda Outlined by Transportation Labor

Monday, March 5, 2007

Transportation Labor Releases Agenda for FAA Reauthorization Bill

Monday, March 5, 2007

Administration’s Amtrak Funding and Privatization Scheme Must be Rejected

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Proposed TSA Rules for Rail and Transit Security Fall Short

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Mandatory Transit Security Training Inches Closer to Reality

Thursday, February 8, 2007

Union Pacific Withdraws Request to Outsource Safety Inspections to Mexico

Monday, January 29, 2007

Transportation Labor Applauds DOT Decision to Withdraw Airline Foreign Control Rule

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Transportation Labor Tells House Committee “We Need Mandatory Training Now”

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Congress Must Stop Amtrak Board’s Reckless Outsourcing Agenda

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Congress Must Improve Cabin Air Quality to Protect Flight Attendants and Passengers

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Senate Port Security Bill Includes Mandatory Worker Training

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Workers Bear Brunt of Port ID Card Security Program

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Foreign Repair Stations Threaten Safety of Air Passengers

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Senate Appropriations Committee Votes To Prevent Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Transportation Labor Endorses Bill To Improve Rail/ Public Transportation Security

Thursday, July 6, 2006

Transportation Labor Urges Fair Treatment for Diabetic Drivers

Friday, June 16, 2006

House Votes to Protect U.S. Aviation from Foreign Takeover — Again

Friday, June 16, 2006

House Rejects White House Strategy to Starve Amtrak

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Transportation Labor Lauds Overwhelming Vote on Latourette Bill to Restore Fairness in FAA Bargaining

Thursday, June 8, 2006

Administration Forces Senate, House to Drop Language Barring Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines

Wednesday, June 7, 2006

FAA Illegally Imposes Contract on Air Traffic Controllers; TTD Condemns FAA Action Days Before Congressional Vote

Monday, June 5, 2006

Bush Supplemental Proposed Rule Still Seeks to Turn Over Control Of U.S. Airlines to Foreign Interests

Thursday, May 4, 2006

Senate Panel Blocks Bush Plan Allowing Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines

Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Public School “Reform” Targets Essential Services, Including Transportation

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Bush Administration “Shirking its Responsibility” for Port Security

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Congress Must Reject Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Congress Must Restore Fairness to FAA Collective Bargaining

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Lawmakers Say No to Closing Dangerous Loophole in Aviation Safety

Thursday, March 9, 2006

Airline Jobs, National Security at Risk by Bush Plan Allowing Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines

Thursday, March 9, 2006

House Panel Rebuffs Bush Plan Allowing Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines

Wednesday, March 8, 2006

Transportation Labor: Congress Must Suspend Plan to Turn U.S. Port Operations over to Dubai-Based Company

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

AFL-CIO Airline Unions Support FAA Workers, Endorse Obama Bill Ensuring Fairness in Collective Bargaining

Tuesday, February 7, 2006

Bush Amtrak Budget Shortchanges Passengers, Scapegoats Workers

Monday, February 6, 2006

Railroad Safety in Desperate Need of Reform and Oversight

Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Transportation Workers to Mobilize Behind Obama Bill Ensuring Fairness in FAA Collective Bargaining

Friday, January 27, 2006

Transportation Labor Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 16, 2006

Transportation Labor Tells Bush Administration: Scrap Plan Allowing Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines

Friday, January 6, 2006

Recess Appointments to Amtrak Board of Directors are “Triumph of Cronyism over Competence”

Thursday, January 5, 2006

Momentum Growing on Capitol Hill to Suspend Bush Plan Allowing Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines Monday, December 19, 2005

Monday, December 19, 2005

Congress Must Pass Bipartisan Legislation Suspending Bush Plan to Permit Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Transportation Labor: Amtrak Board Must Go

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Transportation Labor Reaction to Dismissal of Amtrak CEO David Gunn

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

Transportation Labor Urges Administration to Suspend Proposal to Expand Foreign Control of U.S. Airlines

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

93 Senators Unite Behind Amtrak

Thursday, November 3, 2005

Weak Security Training for Rail Workers is a Disgrace, Transportation Labor Tells Senate Committee

Thursday, October 20, 2005

Transportation Labor Urges Senate to Boost Transit Funding

Friday, October 14, 2005

Transportation Labor: Transit Security is Not “Outstanding”

Thursday, September 22, 2005

Transportation Unions Demand Crackdown on Dangerous “Curb-Side,” Inter-City Bus Companies

Thursday, September 8, 2005

Transportation Unions Tell FAA Administrator: Stop Playing Politics with Collective Bargaining

Thursday, September 8, 2005

The FAA Administrator Must Stop National Media Assault on Workers

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Senate Reaction to London Bombings: $50 Million Cut in Transit Security

Friday, July 15, 2005

AFL-CIO President John Sweeney Statement on FAA Imposing Contract Terms on Air Traffic Controllers

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Transportation Labor Endorses House Transit and Rail Security Bill

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

House Rejects Calls to Break-up, Bankrupt Amtrak

Thursday, June 30, 2005

Transportation Labor Condemns House Subcommittee Vote on Amtrak

Thursday, June 16, 2005

Audit Shows FAA “Asleep at the Switch” As Airlines Outsource Aircraft Repairs

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Giant Railroads Paint Rosy — and Misleading — Picture of Safety Record

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Transportation Labor Pledges Full Support for Machinists Union Members at United Airlines

Friday, May 20, 2005

Senators Move to End Administration “Foot-Dragging” on Foreign Aircraft Repair Station Security

Thursday, May 19, 2005

Momentum Growing Against Bush Plan to Kill Amtrak

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Transportation Labor Calls for Resignation of Amtrak Board of Directors

Friday, April 22, 2005

Transportation Labor Condemns Amtrak Board Proposal to Decimate Amtrak

Thursday, April 21, 2005

FAA Once Again Delays Improving Oversight of Aircraft Repair

Monday, March 28, 2005

Transportation Labor Lauds House Passage of Highway/Transit Jobs Bill

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Wal-Mart-Led Coalition Loses Push for 16 Hour Day for Truck Drivers

Tuesday, March 8, 2005

Transportation Unions Vow Strong Fight for Workers In Time of Economic Crisis and Security Threats

Sunday, February 27, 2005

Government “Abdicating its Responsibility” in Improving Transportation Security

Sunday, February 27, 2005

AFL-CIO Transportation Labor Group Re-Elects Officers

Sunday, February 27, 2005

Federal Rail Safety Regulators “Asleep at the Switch,” Transportation Labor Leaders Say

Sunday, February 27, 2005

Condemn White House Plan to Kill Amtrak

Monday, February 14, 2005

Transportation Labor Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 17, 2005

Unions Tell National Mediation Board: Reject Railroads’ Plan to Silence Workers

Tuesday, January 11, 2005