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Ahead of Election Day, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa discusses the importance of voting for candidates that support workers during an interview on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show.” See the video here.
Pose with this Fast Track is the Wrong Track sign and post it to Facebook to show your opposition to Fast Track. Now is the time to stop letting massive corporations ship American jobs overseas and in the process dump U.S. wages overboard along the way. This country needs to rebuild the middle class and that will only come if trade deals include provisions that protect workers. But that won’t happen if we don’t get out and vote. Protect U.S. jobs by supporting candidates that stick up for hardworking Americans.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for October 30, 2014.
This week, the first of the port trucking drivers that had been fired by TTSI in September was awarded $9,000 in unemployment benefits.
Teamster school bus workers are the frontline advocates for child safety. Rick Middleton, International Vice President and Chair of the Teamsters’ highly successful Drive Up Standards school bus campaign, talks with Leslie Marshall about how Teamsters are improving safety, service and working conditions in the school bus industry.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for October 29, 2014.
(WASHINGTON) – Hundreds of D.C. taxi drivers circled Freedom Plaza and packed a D.C. City Council hearing room today to protest a bill to regulate private sedan services that drivers say continues to give the services a huge competitive edge.