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Hoffa: CEO Pay Rule Will Help Close Wage Gap

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, August 12, 2015

Five years after Dodd-Frank mandated it, the SEC finally approved CEO pay disclosure. It will help in the fight against income inequality.

Hoffa: Congress Must Step Up to Protect Pensions

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, July 15, 2015

Lawmakers need to stand up for retirees and workers who worked hard and played by the rules by fighting to protect their retirement savings.

Hoffa: A Blueprint for Getting America Back on Track

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Huffington Post, July 2, 2015

Given the economy's size and complexity, our problems cannot be solved by tinkering around the edges. Instead, a total revamp is necessary, one that both grows the middle class while reining in the runaway excess of the business class.

Hoffa: Safety Of Motorists Could Be Jeopardized By Transportation Bill

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, June 10, 2015

More hours on the road, longer tractor trailers and the status quo on truck insurance doesn't help truckers or other motorists. But the trucking industry is fighting like mad to make it a reality.

Hoffa: What America Needs From Its Trade Pacts

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, May 13, 2015

While fair trade advocates have won the initial battle against fast track, the war is far from over. And there are numerous bipartisan reasons to oppose it.

Hoffa: Latest Trade Push is A War on Workers

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Huffington Post, April 28, 2015

President Obama may not believe that losing manufacturing jobs to other nations is a big deal. But those jobs provide a pathway to prosperity for many Americans.

Hoffa: When 'Open Skies' Means Unfair Advantage

By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, April 15, 2015

Unfair labor practices are once again hurting U.S. workers and threatening jobs here in Michigan and across America. This time, the threat is coming from overseas, as three airlines from the Middle East — Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates — are embracing shady financial practices and anti-worker policies to undercut U.S. companies.

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