Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters today, November 8, 2016.
Now is the time for workers to show up and let candidates know they mean business.
Members go the extra mile to educate workers about the need to vote for leaders backing union rights, higher pay.
In an attempt to overturn the RTW law, West Virginia workers are countering the influence of out-of-state money (i.e., billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch) with businessman and gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice, who joined General Secretary-Treasurer and Local 175 President Ken Hall at UPS yesterday
With less than a week to go before Election Day, Teamsters are hitting the pavement hard in the Show Me state to get out the vote for the state’s gubernatorial and Senate candidates, Chris Koster and Jason Kander.
The Teamsters are revving up efforts to get candidates elected up and down the ballot who will stick up for hard-working Americans trying to earn a fair wage so they can support their families.
While Donald Trump talks of a "rigged" election, it's mainly poor and minority voters who aren't getting a fair shake at the ballot box.
Even if workers don't live in a so-called swing state, there are still plenty of reasons to vote.