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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Hawkeye State is the latest target of anti-union forces who want to tamp down on middle-class wages for workers.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the defeat of right-to-work legislation in New Hampshire today, where the House of Representatives voted 200-177 in a bipartisan rejection of the anti-worker bill.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the introduction of a resolution by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) calling for the start of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
At a time when GOP argues it's in touch with workers, measure calling for end of prevailing wage says otherwise.
Elected representatives said they learned a lesson from last year's election when it came to helping workers, This new legislation proves they haven't.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union strongly denounces an anti-worker bill passed by the Missouri legislature and signed by Gov. Eric Greitens today making Missouri a right-to-work-for-less state.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa:
“Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters endorsed Rep. Keith Ellison to lead the Democratic National Committee. Rep. Ellison is a strong voice for working families and labor.
(WASHINGTON) – We urge the administration to reconsider its position on legislation that would nullify the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order.