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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Week five in the Teamster Nation Blog digest of Teamster-attended candidate events found members hearing from presidential contenders in Colorado, Iowa and New Hampshire.
Congress is back in session. It's more important than ever that Teamsters urge their lawmakers to back Butch Lewis Act.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters applauds the California Senate for voting to pass Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), legislation that will expand employment protections to thousands of workers who are currently misclassified by their employers as independent contractors. Governor Gavin Newsom has committed to signing it into law.
Week four in the Teamster Nation Blog digest of Teamster-attended candidate events found members hearing from presidential contenders in Illinois, Iowa and New Hampshire.
Labor Day actions won't be limited to just a calendar day this year for the Teamsters.
Week three in the Teamster Nation Blog digest of Teamster-attended candidate events found members hearing from presidential contenders in Nevada and South Carolina. A summary of their responses are below.
Monday, Aug. 26
- Charleston, S.C.: Beto O’Rourke, former U.S. congressman from Texas, issued his support for workers’ rights and collective bargaining when asked about it by a Teamster member.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
It's time for elected officials and big business to realize rank-and-file workers need to share the profits of economic gains.
An update from Teamsters themselves about what the candidates are saying while campaigning.