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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Teamster Karen Simpson builds off of past adversity to challenge the system and represent those too often overlooked.
Michiganians have an opportunity to change the system so they elect people who more reflect their values. They should do so in November.
Teamsters are going from coast-to-coast talking about need to approve the Butch Lewis Act.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters applaud congressional leaders for removing a poison pill policy rider from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill which would have undercut the working conditions of tens of thousands of American truck drivers.
While polls are looking up for Gov. Wolf and other pro-worker candidates, the Teamsters are leaving nothing to chance in the Keystone State.
Unchecked corporate power, consolidation must be contained if working Americans are going to make it in 21st century workforce.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to “National Truck Driver Appreciation Week”.
“The nation’s 3.5 million truck drivers do yeoman’s work keeping the U.S. economy humming by transporting goods from coast to coast. The Teamsters thank the President and other elected officials for recognizing the crucial role that these workers play in keeping our country moving forward.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to outstanding issues that U.S. and Canadian trade representatives must hash out to ensure that a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a deal that works for workers.