Republican Senator, Rick Larsen, has opposed the U.S. Department of Transportation’s decision to tentatively grant a foreign air carrier permit through a show cause order to Norwegian Air International over concerns that the carrier will be able to avoid certain protections for workers. This pertains to Norwegian Air International’s intention to hire crews via a Singapore company, which allegedly allows it to avoid Norwegian labor and social laws. As a result, Larsen has urged DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx to give serious considerations to NAI’s potential labor violations in a letter in January 2014. “I am deeply troubled by DOT’s recent

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