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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.

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.


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