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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House Democrats and Republicans sign onto new letter calling for an end to 40 percent tax set to be charged to those with high-quality health plans beginning in 2020.
(HOUSTON) —Teamsters Local 988 is proud to endorse Texas State Senator Sylvia Garcia for Congress. Garcia announced on November 14 that she would run for Congress in Texas Congressional District 29 for the seat that will be vacated by Gene Green, the incumbent not seeking reelection.
Local 237 leader stresses that union rights are civil rights, pending Supreme Court case could be a set back.
After years of hard work, the Teamsters are confident this Brown-Neal measure has what it takes to past muster with Congress.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union strongly supports legislation introduced today by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) that would establish a new agency within the U.S. Treasury Department authorized to issue bonds in order to finance loans to pension plans in financial distress.
Iowa Teamsters stand up to efforts to weaken public sector union rights, vote to stay with the union. Lawmakers learn an important lesson -- don't mess with workers!
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union today denounced the passage of legislation (H.R. 3441) introduced by House Republicans that rolls back the 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “joint employer” ruling in the case of Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. (BFI). The decision ensured strong protections for millions of American workers by holding accountable employers that rely on temporary or contracted workers when those employers call the shots.
Workers last night were the big winners in elections across country, as voters vented their anger against proposals pushed by Republicans in Congress and across the states in the last year that rewarded big business at the expense of hardworking Americans.