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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Agency considers rolling back rights of unions while it boosts companies' bottom lines.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union stands with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) as it works to protect its members against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that are tearing families apart. Federal authorities raided two Mississippi food processing plants represented by UFCW yesterday and arrested scores of union members there.
Democratic presidential contenders spent a whole lot of time talking, but not enough about the issues that matter to hardworking Americans.
(WASHINGTON) – The national presidential campaign staff of Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) have chosen Teamsters Local 238 to represent them, becoming the latest political workers to do so. The union will represent some 60 non-management, non-supervisory staff.
Union makes its presence known in the political arena.
(CHARLESTON, S.C.) –Teamsters Local 509 members gathered on Tuesday for a member appreciation event held by the local union to discuss issues that matter to working people in the lead up to the 2020 election. Speakers at the event—held the afternoon prior to the second Democratic debate—included elected officials and community leaders.
(IOWA CITY, Iowa) - Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) joined working women from across the Midwest to discuss the upcoming election during a presidential forum Thursday evening sponsored by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Work of Teamster members, retirees power legislation to victory.