Edward Wytkind

Edward Wytkind
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Viewpoint: Keep Air Transport Out Of U.S.-EU Trade Talks

When you operate the world’s safest, most advanced and most lucrative aviation system—as the U.S. does—others are naturally going to want a piece of that pie. It is up to the U.S. government, therefore, not to slice it up at the expense of the American aviation industry and its workforce.

Viewpoint: Keep Air Transport Out Of U.S.-EU Trade Talks
Wytkind is president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO
Keep Air Transport Out Of U.S.-EU Trade Talks 

When you operate the world's safest, most advanced and most lucrative aviation system—as the U.S. does—others are naturally going to want a piece of that pie. It is up to the U.S. government, therefore, not to slice it up at the expense of the American aviation industry and its workforce.

What’s Good For Our Democracy Is Fair For Union Elections 

By Edward Wytkind, President, Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Imagine an election that is legitimate only if more than 50% of eligible voters participate. And imagine all those who do not vote being counted as “no” votes. Fortunately this doesn’t happen in America — well, unless you’re an airline or rail worker.

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