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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Kicking off the launch of the Let’s Get America Working campaign, labor radio show host Leslie Marshall interviewed Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa yesterday.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa stressed the need for a commitment by Democrats and Republicans to put aside partisan agendas and move forward to find a long-term solution to surface transportation funding.
The U.S. needs a bipartisan solution to get everyday Americans back earning wages that can support a family. Infrastructure investment is a key element.
While workers struggle, policymakers take aim at pensions, Social Security.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters Union launched the “Let’s Get America Working!” campaign to encourage both Democratic and Republican lawmakers to work together to focus on creating good jobs through investment in our infrastructure. Representatives from the Teamsters delivered packets to the offices of every member of Congress today that outlined the key areas the union believes lawmakers must focus on to help build, maintain and repair our infrastructure and help make America strong.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) union is gearing up for an aggressive fall push to convince lawmakers to approve a long-term highway bill that has eluded transportation advocates for the better part of a decade.
The Teamsters have unveiled a new campaign in advance of the 2016 election that will encourage both Democratic and Republican lawmakers to endorse a pro-worker agenda.
The time for delay is over. Good jobs and a better economy depend on a long-term transportation plan.