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Hoffa: Michigan Attorney General Takes Aim at Wage Theft

By James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, July 3, 2019

Businesses have been treating their workers as independent contractors and shorting them much needed pay, benefits and job security for years. Now, Michigan is doing something about it.

 

Hoffa: Protecting Pension Remains Top Priority

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, June 5, 2019

It is encouraging when elected officials can work across party lines to get things done.

Take, for example, Michigan’s historic no-fault auto insurance reform bill signed into law by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last week. After years of grappling with making changes to the 1973 law, Democrats and Republicans in the state worked together to take action that will result in a reduction in the nation’s highest auto insurance rates.

Hoffa: Bipartisan Bill Can Deliver on Pension Promise

By Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, Feb. 6, 2019

Congress must come together to pass legislation that would protect the retirement promise made to 1.5M Americans whose futures are in jeopardy.

Hoffa: Congress, Stand for Workers

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, Jan. 2, 2019

A new year brings a new opportunity to fix pensions and infrastructure and help working Americans.

Hoffa: Legislature is Ditching Workers

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, Dec. 5, 2018

Republicans in Lansing lost their full grip on state government last month. And now hardworking Michiganders are paying the price.

Hoffa: Congress Has No Time to Delay Pension Fix

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, Nov. 7, 2018

Election season is officially over. The bickering and back-biting of candidates will no longer fill the airwaves. For many of us, that brings a sense of relief.

Hoffa: Americans Recognize Union Value

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, Sept. 5, 2018

The labor movement's popularity is soaring. U.S. workers understand that unions bring higher pay, better benefits.

Hoffa: A Plan to Fix Michigan

By James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, June 6, 2018

November’s election looms large for the future of Michigan. During the past eight years, Michiganians have seen what a lack of leadership in Lansing looks like. It has jeopardized the health of tens of thousands of vulnerable Flint residents. It has left our roads and infrastructure a mess. It has made it more difficult for hardworking people to make ends meet. In short, it’s time for a change.

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