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Hoffa: Strategic Tariffs on China Signal New Commitment to Protecting U.S. Interests, Jobs

(WASHINGTON) – The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on today’s announcement of strategic tariffs against China.

“Earlier this month, I sent a letter to the White House describing the Teamsters’ support for the recent analysis and action under Section 232 to protect our national security through strategic tariffs on steel and aluminum.  Today, I commend the United States Trade Representative for the bold enforcement action against unfair Chinese trade practices under Section 301.


Swissport Workers Join Teamsters Local 174

(TUKWILA, Wash.) — Nearly 150 aircraft fuelers, dispatchers and mechanics employed by Swissport have finally received word that they were successful in their effort to join Teamsters Local 174. The mostly-immigrant workgroup is based at SeaTac airport, and is responsible for fueling all commercial aircraft departing from that airport.


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