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) – On Tuesday, Sept. 29 the Teamsters Union General Executive Board decided to not endorse a presidential candidate at this time.
Everyday Americans who worked hard for decades should be able to receive the retirement nest egg they paid into, especially when banks which invested the monies are raking in huge profits.
Growth in low-wage employment hasn't helped everyday Americans put food on the table.
The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to a letter signed today by 158 House members, both Republican and Democrat, calling on the White House to include enforceable provisions against currency manipulation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Instead of helping workers and the economy, those looking to shutter the federal government will make it harder for millions to provide for their families.
Everyday Americans would profit from more education to increase the amount of skilled workers in this country.
At a time when income inequality is a top concern, the pope could elevate the message to lawmakers.
Better infrastructure and education doesn't just happen on its own. Dollars are needed, and taxing corporate overseas profits could do the trick.