Hoffa Statement on Repealing Health Benefits Tax Teamster.org ...“Rep. Courtney’s bill stands up for working Americans. The health care excise tax set to take effect in 2018 is an onerous charge that will hit many middle-class families hard in the pocketbook, all because their health insurance is considered too good. It is unconscionable that some hardworking Americans will have to pay a 40 percent penalty on benefits they’ve fought hard to receive"...
Donora OKs four-year Teamster contract for police Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ...The Donora, Penn. council unanimously approved a tentative four-year contract with Teamsters Local 205 that includes a wage increase and one-time bonuses for four full-time officers and several part-time officers...
New York voters by an overwhelming margin of 63 percent to 28 percent oppose a proposed ban on horse-drawn carriages, according to the well-respected Quinnipiac University poll: