Teamsters are going from coast-to-coast talking about need to approve the Butch Lewis Act.
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.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, November 4-10, 2017.
The Teamsters joined some 1,200 fellow union members and fair trade advocates at a Capitol Hill rally today to call on Congress to stop pushing for fast track trade promotion authority that would allow a quick up-or-down vote on bad trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program ended Saturday. That means 155,000 to 170,000 people who lost their jobs because of trade deals like NAFTA and CAFTA will also lose their benefits.