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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Commentators at Teamster-sponsored panel site bread-and-issues as paramount to victory in 2020.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means for today’s vote to approve H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, more commonly referred to as The Butch Lewis Act.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters Union called on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means to approve H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, more commonly referred to as The Butch Lewis Act.
Elected state leaders are taking steps to make sure workers get the wages they deserve.
Local leaders take in both forums, left wanting for more on issues that affect workers.
Yesterday a coalition of union members from the Teamsters, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) and others held a rally in Washington, D.C. to protest a proposal by the White House to shut down the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and merge it with the General Services Administration (GSA).
Union wants guidance on what issues it should focus on as it mulls endorsement.
One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with anti-union lawyers and billionaires in the contentious “Janus v. AFSCME” case, an attempt to undercut the ability of public sector workers to join together and negotiate for better pay and benefits on the job.