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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Legislation would increase corporate taxes of companies that don't curb top executive salaries.
As the presidential candidates turned their attention to “Super Tuesday” and swing states, Teamsters members were there to push them on Teamster issues. Local union members and officials in North Carolina and Pennsylvania got in on the action as part of the Teamsters 2020 primary engagement strategy.
Whether it was as candidates winning elections or as volunteers working hard to get pro-worker people elected, this union gave its all.
With less than a year until the 2020 election, those seeking the nation's highest office must begin to focus on issues that matter to workers now if they want to win.
Iowa was the center of much of the presidential campaign world last week as contenders were drawn to the Hawkeye State to attend the Nov. 1 Iowa Democratic Party’s Liberty and Justice Dinner.
The Teamsters Union is hosting a Presidential Candidate Forum on December 7, 2019 featuring several of the leading Democratic contenders. We want the candidates to hear directly from Teamsters members – that’s why we’re asking you to submit a video with your question for the candidates.
Next week's election could significantly affect workers, especially in Kentucky and Virginia.
Teamsters had a busy week 11 on the campaign trail, attending events in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and for the first time, North Carolina. With less than 100 days until the first Caucus in Iowa, Teamster members are out in full force to push all candidates to talk about our issues and what they would do to address them.