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 by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa:
“Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters endorsed Rep. Keith Ellison to lead the Democratic National Committee. Rep. Ellison is a strong voice for working families and labor.
(WASHINGTON) – We urge the administration to reconsider its position on legislation that would nullify the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the House of Representative’s consideration of legislation later today that would roll back the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order issued by President Obama in 2014 and instituted last year.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union strongly opposes national ‘right-to-work’ legislation introduced today in Congress that will hurt workers and their unions.
(WASHINGTON) – The nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court raises serious concerns for workers across our nation. Any person seeking to serve on the highest court in the land must respect working Americans and their rights on the job.
(WASHINGTON) – With his introduction of legislation to eliminate prevailing wage on federal infrastructure and construction projects this week, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) has leveled a vicious attack on livelihoods of millions of middle class workers.
In the "Show Me" state, elected officials are casting aside an economy that works for one that will hurt workers.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the unveiling of a $1 trillion infrastructure proposal by Senate Democrats yesterday.