TTD: FRA rejects Kansas City Southern’s brake test waiver, Stops cross-border crews

Washington, DC – Larry I. Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to the Federal Railroad Administration rejecting a request from Kansas City Southern Railway to conduct safety-sensitive brake tests in Mexico: “We learned yesterday that the Federal Railway Administration (FRA) denied a request by Kansas City Southern […]

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California’s Senators & 40 Reps. demand Amtrak keep Riverside call center open

TCU/IAM members from Amtrak’s Riverside, CA call center rally in opposition to their jobs being eliminated and outsourced to a third-party contractor. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) This week saw an extraordinary outcry from California’s congressional delegation demanding that Amtrak keep its Riverside call center open, and 500 TCU/IAM members employed. Combined, the three […]

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