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 Teamsters Union applauds President Donald Trump’s issuance of executive orders today that will advance the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL) and the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), creating thousands of good union jobs.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on President Donald Trump signing an executive order to formally withdraw the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership.
A fight over so-called right to work comes to New England.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union fully supports the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act as an important step toward ensuring corporations pay their fair share in taxes and curbing the trend of excessive executive pay.
Bluegrass State Republicans push through slate of anti-worker bills that will hurt workers.
(WASHINGTON) – Kentucky Republican state lawmakers pushed through three bills this weekend designed to attack working families by driving down wages and weakening labor unions. Gov. Matt Bevin has already signed the bills into law. The Republican majority in both chambers made these destructive bills a top priority, holding a rare weekend session to push through the controversial legislation while hundreds of working men and women protested in the statehouse.
As some state lawmakers attempt to crack down on collective bargaining for public sector workers, union members let them know employees won't go quietly.
Court sides with union against attempt in Wisconsin to bleed labor dry.