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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The U.S. Supreme Court, as expected, last week decided to hear a case in the next few months that would threaten the ability of unions to collect “fair share” fees from non-member public sector workers for the services they provide them.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to today’s passage of S. 1885, the AV Start Act, out of the Senate Commerce Committee.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the House Education and Workforce Committee’s approval today of a measure that would roll back the 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “joint employer” ruling handed down in the case of Teamster employer Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc.
U.S., Canadian Teamsters come together to stress importance of cross-border trucking, labor provisions in new NAFTA 2.0.
(OTTAWA) – The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to the end of round three of NAFTA renegotiations here on Wednesday.
Some in Congress say its time to end these union-killing laws.
(OTTAWA) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, with members in transport and manufacturing in both the U.S. and Canada, brought leaders to Ottawa over the weekend to influence the on-going secret NAFTA renegotiation.
Rise in income is doing little to help those in low-income jobs.