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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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.
Increasing highway safety requires Congress not to alter HOS, rest break rules.
Pacific Rim trade deal is on its heels, but worker allies can't stop taking a stand until it's dead.
The majority of states in a new report hold a grade of "D" or below when it comes to supporting new parents in the workplace.
A surcharge on speculative investments could fund infrastructure improvements and ensure a greater future for this country.
Supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are likely to put up a huge fight in an effort to pass the 12-nation Pacific Rim agreement during the closing days of the congressional session. Why? Because they realize that with two anti-TPP nominees at the top of both major party tickets, it is likely their best chance to get this deal done.
The push for paid sick leave is gaining traction. Five states already mandate it and others are considering it. But as it stands, it is currently more available to some workers then others.