Teamster Nation News is your weekly stop for key Teamster news for working families. Thanks for listening and be sure to subscribe.
March is Women’s History Month, a time to reflect upon and celebrate the contributions American women have made to society.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa blasted the secret negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at a Capitol Hill press conference Wednesday and warned of further hemorrhaging of U.S. jobs if the trade deal is approved.
Thousands of Teamsters and other Americans on the left and the right are taking action to show Congress their disapproval of Fast Track. It looks like it’s starting to have an effect!
Ending the practice of currency manipulation would result in upwards of 5.8 million jobs over the next three years, a new Economic Policy Institute report states. The issue must be addressed before the U.S. agrees to the Trans-Pacific Partnership or any other trade deals.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for March 6, 2014.
Teamster members and leaders joined with York County legislators to denounce what has been termed the ‘Paycheck Deception Bill’ (House Bill 1507) at a press conference today.
“This bill is nothing more than a flat-out attack on workers’ rights,” said Fred Wilson, President of Teamsters Local 776, in Harrisburg, Pa. “Attacking middle-class families should never be a partisan issue.
The growing disparity in incomes between the “haves” and the “have nots” is a real problem for America, and one that is being felt in many corners of this country. And it is an issue policymakers are going to have to get a handle on if they want to ensure the U.S. retains the values that have made this nation great.