Local 822 political coordinator talks policy with top Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee.
Teamsters lobby Capitol Hill to push Butch Lewis Act while speakers stress importance of winning in November.
Union representatives explain to elected officials that reform is needed to help retirees, workers.
Union holds House, Senate briefings with staffers to brief them on Butch Lewis Act.
Educators in Oklahoma, Kentucky and Arizona are the latest to raise hell over low pay, feeble student investment.
Teamsters and other labor allies in western Pennsylvania worked long hours in the days leading up to a special U.S. House election this week letting union members in the district know there was only one candidate who would stand up for their families. And the effort paid off.
End-of-year spending bill is seen as best vehicle to deliver a secure retirement to hundreds of thousands whose nest eggs are jeopardized.
After years of hard work, the Teamsters are confident this Brown-Neal measure has what it takes to past muster with Congress.