Congress must come together to pass legislation that would protect the retirement promise made to 1.5M Americans whose futures are in jeopardy.
A new year brings a new opportunity to fix pensions and infrastructure and help working Americans.
By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, Dec. 5, 2018
Republicans in Lansing lost their full grip on state government last month. And now hardworking Michiganders are paying the price.
Lawmakers, taking advantage of the last days of their stranglehold on the state capital during a lame duck legislative session last week, decided to hammer unions and low-income workers struggling to support their families. It’s the final power play by callous elected officials being shown the door.
Lawmakers need to get to work to enhance pension security, protect nest eggs of workers.
Michiganians have an opportunity to change the system so they elect people who more reflect their values. They should do so in November.
The labor movement's popularity is soaring. U.S. workers understand that unions bring higher pay, better benefits.
The first Monday of every September, Labor Day, is a time to honor the sacrifices of working people. It is a time to remember those who died or were injured on the job. It’s a time of solidarity and celebrating the labor movement.
Teamsters, Mineworkers and Bakery unions are rallying in Columbus, Ohio to let members of a joint congressional committee know it is time to act on pension reform.