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 workers who are walking out of work as part of the Youth Climate Strike Week of Action. More than 1,500 members of Amazon Employees for Climate Justice (AECJ) are joining the Youth Climate Strike and walking out of work to demand that Amazon management “take responsibility for the impact that our business has on the planet and on people.”
Myriad reasons out of the control of workers is causing them to fall behind. Union membership could change it.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the United Auto Workers’ (UAW’s) decision to strike at General Motors (GM) tonight.
It's time for elected officials and big business to realize rank-and-file workers need to share the profits of economic gains.
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.