Hoffa Calls on House to Vote Down Flawed Trade Adjustment Assistance Bill Teamster.org ...Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa challenged House representatives to vote down a severely flawed Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) bill in a letter delivered this morning. Hoffa questioned the lack of funding and protection for public service workers in the TAA bill...
Roger Newell Remembered On WPFW Today AFL-CIO ...Gloria Minott will host a special hour-long show on longtime labor and community activist Roger Newell today starting at 11a on WPFW 89.3 FM, featuring remembrances by Roger’s friends and colleagues...
The Teamsters are supporting a bill to expand the safety net for workers who lose their jobs to foreign trade.
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.