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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Just months after a huge victory against RTW at the ballot box, two state courts hand down key pro-worker decisions.
(COVINA, Calif.) – The Teamsters Union applauds today’s introduction of The Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6), by Reps. Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Velazquez (D-NY) and Clarke (D-NY). This crucial legislation, which has 130 co-sponsors, would ensure that the future of Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders is secure.
Subcommittee members said there is no more time to waste to come up with a solution for the nation's retirement woes.
Michigan's new governor is right to focus on improving road and water systems, beefing up vocational education efforts.
State court hands victory to workers against corporate effort to roll back wages.
A Kanawha County judge has declared part of West Virginia’s “right-to-work” law unconstitutional, more than two years after the state Legislature passed the anti-union measure.
Wages for low-income workers are on the way up, according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), thanks to increases in the minimum wage. But there are still large, systematic gaps that must be conquered if real income inequality reform is going to take place.
Illinois and New Jersey become the latest states to enact $15 minimum wage, and more are on the way.