Washington, DC — The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), and its 32 affiliated unions zeroed in on policies that both create and protect good, middle-class transportation jobs and ensure those jobs are safe for the workers who perform them at today’s fall Executive Committee meeting.
“At a time when the middle class eludes too many Americans, our vast transportation system has the power to create the kinds of jobs and economic growth that are so desperately needed,” said TTD President Larry I. Willis. “We must also safeguard our transportation system from threats and ensure frontline workers have the training and resources they need to perform their duties.”
Transportation labor leaders discussed their priorities with Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA), Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
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