Congress must act quickly to address workplace safety, pension security and local and state government funding.
Today, April 28, is Workers’ Memorial Day, a day to remember workers killed or injured on the job and to fight for strong safety and health provisions for all workers. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, this day takes on an even deeper meaning.
Federal and state governments need to protect the health of those in non-medical fields as well.
Those who work hard for a living deserve to be able to collectively bargain without employer interference.
By Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, Jan. 1, 2020
Today, America begins a very important year in its existence. Over the next 11 months, voters will decide who they want to lead this country and what they want its future to look like. The process will be tumultuous. But it is a critical decision that will have long-lasting implications for all who call this great nation home.
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.