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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Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa joined some 150 Houston-area Teamsters last weekend to discuss the important role of shop stewards in the union and how they serve as the cornerstone of organizing and political power.
Hoffa spoke, met and greeted attendees at Local 988’s fourth annual stewards conference, where on-the-ground union leaders received training on bargaining, communications and organizing, as well as got an opportunity to share best practices with one another at the all-day Jan. 25 event.
53 million American workers are barely making ends meet. It's time for elected officials to do something about it.
(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.