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05.16.18

IFPTE endorses Bustos/Davis bipartisan bill to protect USACE lock and dam jobs

This week IFPTE, along with the AFL-CIO, AFGE, the IBEW, NFFE and the Waterways Council, endorsed HR 5688, the Navigation Workers Protection Act of 2018, sponsored by Illinois Representatives Cheri Bustos (D) and Rodney Davis (R). In announcing the endorsement of the bipartisan bill, the organizations wrote that the legislation will, “ensure that the operation, maintenance, and repair of navigational locks and dams under USACE control will continue to be performed by reliable and experienced federal employees.”

RELATED:

05/11/2018 – Davis, Bustos Introduce Bill to Protect Our Locks and Dams (Rep. Rodney Davis)

Read the full endorsement letter here

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