Anti-union bill gets a hearing, but little expected to come from the effort.
Up and down the ballot, union-backed candidates and Teamsters themselves found success at the voting booth.
Now is the time to push back on big business' effort to rule the political process.
Local 120 is meeting members where they work to stress the importance of voting for pro-worker candidates.
ST. LOUIS – This year’s Labor Day parade took on added significance in this Mississippi River city that serves as the nation’s gateway to the West after Missouri voters overwhelmingly defeated a ballot measure last month to enact so-called right to work (RTW) in the state. And the hundreds of Teamsters on hand yesterday were relishing every moment.
Hardworking Missourians stood up to corporate cronies yesterday, overwhelmingly rejecting their efforts to enact a so-called right-to-work (RTW) law in the state that would have curbed the ability of workers to join together to negotiate for higher pay, benefits and safety on the job.
The Sussex County Council postponed a vote on an ordinance to approve anti-worker legislation earlier this week. But the future of the legislation remains uncertain.
Some in Congress say its time to end these union-killing laws.