Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters today, November 7, 2016.
The push for paid sick leave is gaining traction. Five states already mandate it and others are considering it. But as it stands, it is currently more available to some workers then others.
From coast-to-coast, people are trying to use the election process to increase the minimum wage.
Just a couple of years ago, getting the minimum wage raised above $10 an hour seemed like a fantasy. But lawmakers in more and more cities are hearing the cry of workers who live there, and the movement for fair wages blossomed. But it's not done yet.