The Importance of Safety Training

Identifying the need for safety training is never a wasted effort, and can often lead to a greater focus on safety in other aspects of the job. A perfect example is what took place over the past several months in California.

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PASS Regional Vice President Celebrates Groundbreaking of New CLT Tower

Today, Dave Spero, regional vice president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), which represents over 11,000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees, participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new 370-foot-tall air traffic control tower at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Spero was joined by Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Rep. Alma Adams (D-N.C.), and other agency and airport representatives and officials.

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Wellness Center Added to Chicago Center (ZAU)

Approximately a month ago, PASS members and all employees at the Chicago Center (ZAU) working to keep the National Airspace System (NAS) safe every day excitedly welcomed the addition of a wellness center to their facility.

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PASS Member Is a Part of Drone History

In late April, the first authorized commercial drone flight took off in downtown Cleveland. The drone pilot chosen for this groundbreaking venture? None other than PASS Chapter OH3 member of approximately 20 years, Thom Beller.

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PASS Statement on Senate Passage of FAA Reauthorization

Senate Rejects ATC Privatization
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Mike Perrone, national president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), issued the following remarks regarding passage of the Senate version of the FAA reauthorization legislation:

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PASS Member Meets One of the Last Remaining Original “Rosie the Riveters”

While receiving her own awards and recognition at the Tulsa Veterans Day Parade, Chapter OK3 member and Region II member of the National PR Committee Beverly “BJ” Chinnery had the honor of meeting another American veteran, Marina Metevelis. The Wichita native and long-time historian at Tulsa Community College (TCC), Matevelis, now age 94, is one of three original remaining “Rosie the Riveters.”

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