The ‘Let’s Get America Working!’ campaign seeks to restore a dynamic and prosperous middle class to drive economic growth by helping to advance policy decisions that create and maintain good middle-income jobs, guarantee retirement security, expand access to the American Dream, and ensure that the benefits of the ongoing economic recovery are felt by the many, not just the few.
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WASHINGTON -- Teamsters across North America stand in solidarity with the Amazon fulfillment workers striking in Minnesota. Similar to workers moving Amazon goods, many of our 1.4 million members pick and stow product in warehouses, drive trucks, and deliver packages and have fought for decades to win better working conditions, respect, and a voice on the job. This fight is ongoing.
Millennials and Generation Z workers are doing worse than previous generations when it comes to making a living. Labor allies have a solution.
Hardworking Americans are not required to be given a single paid vacation or holiday off. It's time to change that policy.
(WASHINGTON) – Jim Hoffa, General President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, made the following statements today on the lifting of the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs:
Hoffa was quick to offer his support for the announced solution: “When this overdue announcement was made, I personally thanked Ambassador Lighthizer and congratulated him for the successful resolution of this irritant in our traditionally excellent bilateral trade relations.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James Hoffa discusses the impact of President Trump’s tariffs, and what should be done to get tough with China on trade during interviews with Ali Velsh of MSNBC and Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about legislation introduced today in the House by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and in the Senate by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) that would comprehensively update the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to benefit workers.
“The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act will restore fairness to the economy at a time when income inequality has stifled the ability of far too many hardworking Americans to earn a decent wage that allows them to support their families.
Teamsters join with other labor groups in the "Land of Enchantment" to bar localities from implementing anti-union measures.
How bad is this country’s income inequality problem? The wage gap has grown so wide that increasingly even U.S.