FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2021
Contact: Travis Reuther, email@example.com
The TWU Supports Nuria Fernandez for Federal Transit Administrator at DoT
Transport Workers Union also supports Cal/OSHA Chief Doug Parker for Assistant Secretary of OSHA at DoL
Following the nominations of Nuria Fernandez and Doug Parker, this statement can be attributed to Transport Workers Union of America International President John Samuelsen:
“The TWU supports the nomination of Nuria Fernandez for Federal Transit Administrator for the Department of Transportation. Over her career, including her time as Acting FTA Administrator, Ms. Fernandez has shown a strong commitment to expanding safe, reliable, and accessible transit service.
“The TWU also supports Doug Parker’s nomination for Assistant Secretary of OSHA at the Department of Labor. His record as the Chief of the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration during the COVID-19 pandemic shows that Mr. Parker knows the importance of strong workplace protections that keep workers safe.
“We urge Ms. Fernandez and Mr. Parker to advocate for workers in these new positions, and we look forward to partnering with them to create new transit jobs and improve workplace safety conditions for all workers.”
The TWU represents more than 150,000 members across the airline, railroad, transit, universities, utilities, and services sectors.