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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Local 822 political coordinator talks policy with top Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee.
Hardworking Missourians stood up to corporate cronies yesterday, overwhelmingly rejecting their efforts to enact a so-called right-to-work (RTW) law in the state that would have curbed the ability of workers to join together to negotiate for higher pay, benefits and safety on the job.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about Missouri voters defeating Proposition A on the statewide ballot yesterday, which ensures workers will be able to continue to come together to negotiate contracts that pay more, bring better benefits and protect their safety on the job.
(DAYTON, Ohio) – Teamsters Local 957 announced today its endorsement of Zach Dickerson to serve as the next lawmaker to represent Ohio State House District 42, saying he will stand up against those trying to tamp down on the interests of hardworking Ohioans.
Dickerson met with Local 957 on several occasions and pledged to advocate for the interests of union members. He understands the importance of collective bargaining and advocating for workers on the job. And he will oppose those who have sought to reward a corporate class that has punished the middle class.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa led a ‘get out the vote’ rally at Teamsters Local 332 today in support of Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan governor.
Teamsters lobby Capitol Hill to push Butch Lewis Act while speakers stress importance of winning in November.
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.
Gov. Murphy signs new measure that will create good-paying union jobs.