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 following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa about a recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) decision to reject a petition that sought to rescind the current 30-minute rest break required under Hours of Service rules instituted in 2013.
New report shoots holes in Trump theory of widespread illegal voting.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced its endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president. The Teamsters General Executive Board unanimously voted to endorse the former senator and secretary of state.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the White House announced the final rule for the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order which will put strong protections in place for workers that are employed by government contractors. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters supports this executive order.
Oregon House member wants to tamp down on effort to level playing field.
Attendees let elected officials know they plan to keep taking a stand for a higher minimum wage.
GST Hall provides testimony that holds off implementation of corporate anti-worker agenda.
Ken Hall, Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer and Local 175 President, appeared on talk radio yesterday to discuss the ongoing fight against RTW in his home state of West Virginia.