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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New report shows that housing hikes are outpacing wage growth, and forcing more people out on the street.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa.
”Members of the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers made a bad call by crossing the picket lines of their union brothers and sisters currently striking at the Ritz-Carlton and six other Marriott-affiliated hotels in Boston instead of finding another place to stay during the MLB postseason.
The labor movement's popularity is soaring. U.S. workers understand that unions bring higher pay, better benefits.
ST. LOUIS – This year’s Labor Day parade took on added significance in this Mississippi River city that serves as the nation’s gateway to the West after Missouri voters overwhelmingly defeated a ballot measure last month to enact so-called right to work (RTW) in the state. And the hundreds of Teamsters on hand yesterday were relishing every moment.
The first Monday of every September, Labor Day, is a time to honor the sacrifices of working people. It is a time to remember those who died or were injured on the job. It’s a time of solidarity and celebrating the labor movement.
While corporate America basks in growing profits, working Americans continue to struggle to make ends meet.
Compensation for top execs grows by more that 17 percent in 2017, EPI finds.
Teamsters join industry officials in touting the importance of unionization to help create good-paying jobs in nascent sector.