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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(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the nomination of Robert Lighthizer for USTR by President-elect Donald Trump.
Nineteen states from East to West raised salaries for their lowest-paid workers. But there is more work to be done.
Parents with kids under five struggle the most to make ends meet, Demos says. The problem shows the importance of creating paid parental leave.
GOP lawmakers sought to curb union and voting rights in the Great Lakes State. But the public let them know they weren't having it.
GOP leaders attempt to curtail powers of incoming Democratic governor that counters the will of the people.
New research details growing awareness and backing of such policies.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa about the continuing resolution (CR) funding bill cleared through Congress and signed by President Obama late last week that will keep the federal government operating until April 28, 2017.
Republicans in Kentucky, Missouri and New Hampshire are likely to push forward with anti-worker legislation in 2017.