(DETROIT) – Today, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa joined Teamsters Joint Council 43 President Greg Nowak in announcing the union’s endorsement of Gretchen Whitmer for governor of Michigan. The announcement was made at an event in downtown Detroit attended by Teamsters and community members.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a letter he sent to President Trump after it was announced Thursday afternoon that the U.S. would be placing tariffs on the importation of steel and aluminum from countries outside North America, with an exemption process in place for other nations.
(MILWAUKEE) – Teamsters Joint Council 39 has announced its endorsement of Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge, Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice. Dallet has over 20 years of experience in the Wisconsin Court system, both as a prosecutor and a judge, and has committed to bring independence and balance to the state’s highest court.
(CARSON, Calif.) – School bus drivers, monitors and mechanics who work at Durham School Services in Carson, Calif. voted by a 2-1 margin to join Teamsters Local 572. The workers will join more than 500 Durham School Services employees already represented by a Teamster contract.
Teamsters President Jim Hoffa sat down today with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to discuss the top issues facing the union including the looming pension crisis, trade and the threat that the Supreme Court case of Janus vs. AFSCME poses to public employees across the nation.
The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program is hosting a training session from April 9-13, 2018.