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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In an industry that is ever-changing, drivers and motorist well-being must be ensured.
Long Beach City Council member to be sworn into office Wednesday.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa after the House Education and Labor Committee today approved H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, which would ensure the retirements of some 1.5 million Americans who have paid into such plans.
By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, June 5, 2019
It is encouraging when elected officials can work across party lines to get things done.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds today’s passage of the Dream and Promise Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Millennials and Generation Z workers are doing worse than previous generations when it comes to making a living. Labor allies have a solution.
Hardworking Americans are not required to be given a single paid vacation or holiday off. It's time to change that policy.
Three port-related workers from across the country came to Capitol Hill yesterday to share their stories on how companies are taking advantage of their labor by misclassifying them as contract workers and how changes need to be made to federal law to stop the practice.