Twenty years after the huge Pacific Northwest protest against lousy trade deals, those lessons form the basis of the argument against corporate boondoggles.
With less than a year until the 2020 election, those seeking the nation's highest office must begin to focus on issues that matter to workers now if they want to win.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa says the union will be playing a significant role in getting 2020 presidential candidates to talk about issues that working Americans care about, like pensions, collective bargaining and trade.
A U.S. House committee last week took a much-needed step towards empowering workers by approving legislation that would expand their right to organize on the job while shielding them from employer intimidation if they choose to form a union.
Labor Day actions won't be limited to just a calendar day this year for the Teamsters.
Democratic presidential contenders spent a whole lot of time talking, but not enough about the issues that matter to hardworking Americans.
Elected state leaders are taking steps to make sure workers get the wages they deserve.
By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, June 5, 2019
It is encouraging when elected officials can work across party lines to get things done.