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Hoffa: Protecting Truckers’ Rest Breaks Makes Highways Safer

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Press-Telegram, November 12, 2015

Why would Congress want to scrap trucker rest break rules in California and 21 other states that could endanger motorist safety even when the courts have ruled against it? Because the industry wants it to!

Hoffa: TPP a Punch to the Gut of U.S. Workers

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
​Published in the Detroit News, November 11, 2015

Now that the public can see the trade deal's text for itself, it clear the Pacific Rim agreement only profits big business.

Hoffa: Central States Shouldn't Cut Pensions

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, October 14, 2015

​Michigan workers and retirees should be allowed to live comfortably in their golden years. But increasingly, nest eggs that everyday people contributed to are being threatened. And retirement security is being taken away.

Hoffa: Despite Deal, Resistance to TPP Grows in All Corners

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Huffington Post October 6, 2015

The fight against the Pacific Rim trade deal is not over now that negotiators have agreed to a proposal. It is only beginning in Congress and even the private sector.

Hoffa: Retirees, Workers Deserve to Receive Their Pensions

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in The Huffington Post, September 29, 2015

Everyday Americans who worked hard for decades should be able to receive the retirement nest egg they paid into, especially when banks which invested the monies are raking in huge profits.

Hoffa: Let's Get America Working Again

By Teamster General President James P. Hoffa
​Published in the Detroit News, September 9, 2015

The U.S. needs a bipartisan solution to get everyday Americans back earning wages that can support a family. Infrastructure investment is a key element.

This Labor Day, Let’s Look to the Future

Typically, we look back to honor the countless union members, labor leaders and other historically significant figures who paved the way. This Labor Day, however, I want us to look to the future.

Hoffa: New Platform Makes Unions Strong, America Stronger

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in The Hill, September 1, 2015

The Teamsters have unveiled a new campaign in advance of the 2016 election that will encourage both Democratic and Republican lawmakers to endorse a pro-worker agenda.

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