Congress is back in session. It's more important than ever that Teamsters urge their lawmakers to back Butch Lewis Act.
Week four in the Teamster Nation Blog digest of Teamster-attended candidate events found members hearing from presidential contenders in Illinois, Iowa and New Hampshire.
Week three in the Teamster Nation Blog digest of Teamster-attended candidate events found members hearing from presidential contenders in Nevada and South Carolina. A summary of their responses are below.
Monday, Aug. 26
- Charleston, S.C.: Beto O’Rourke, former U.S. congressman from Texas, issued his support for workers’ rights and collective bargaining when asked about it by a Teamster member.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
It's time for elected officials and big business to realize rank-and-file workers need to share the profits of economic gains.
An update from Teamsters themselves about what the candidates are saying while campaigning.
Union educates members, retirees on how to question candidates on the issues that matter most.
Today, the Teamster Nation Blog kicks off a new weekly feature that will detail key issue responses from the 2020 presidential candidate field. It will highlight Teamster interactions with the candidates on the campaign trail, including answers to questions posed to them from union members and staff. We hope you find it useful.
Wednesday, Aug. 14
After seven years of trying, Garden State workers will have greater protections to ensure they get paid what they earned.