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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Union leaders say it's time for a permanent infrastructure solution for the city's water crisis.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa regarding the House’s vote yesterday to include a version of the Denham Amendment, which would usurp state and local workplace rules for truckers, into the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Union representatives explain to elected officials that reform is needed to help retirees, workers.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters are sounding the alarm about a proposed change to the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (FAAAA) that would halt the ability of states and localities to set any workplace rules for truck drivers in their jurisdictions.
Union holds House, Senate briefings with staffers to brief them on Butch Lewis Act.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne about the newly introduced FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which includes a provision in it that would bar European-based airlines from undermining U.S. labor rights or standards if they wish to operate in this country.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) shared his belief that the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans will find a solution to the growing pension crisis this year during his remarks at the National Press Club.
Local 630 Teamsters working at Calif. company are fighting for equal wages.