This webpage provides information on the Teamsters Union’s legislative advocacy at both the federal and state level as well as our field activity to support those policy positions and to get strong labor candidates elected to office. Among other resources, you will find our federal legislative scorecard, formal statements of policy position and communications to Capitol Hill, a weekly update on federal legislative happenings, an overview of bills we are tracking at the state level, and quick links to take action on priority issues.
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Six leading contenders share with union members their views on pension reform, collective bargaining.
Twenty years after the huge Pacific Northwest protest against lousy trade deals, those lessons form the basis of the argument against corporate boondoggles.
The President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, James Hoffa, is expecting more than 700 union members from across the nation to attend the Teamsters forum in Cedar Rapids Saturday, Dec. 7.
On Dec. 7 2019, Teamsters will host the 2020 presidential candidates in Cedar Rapids, IA for a town hall event on worker issues.
Teamsters were busy following candidates across the early states in the lead-up to the Thanksgiving holiday, with visits in Georgia, Iowa, Nevada and New Hampshire. As usual, members kept presidential contenders on their toes by pushing for commitments on issues that workers across the country care about most.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1309, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Services Workers Act.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters today announced its strong support for H.R.5119, the Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act, which was passed out of the House of Representatives’ Transportation and Infrastructure Committee earlier this week.
House legislation would hold private equity firms accountable for running companies into the ground.