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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Thousands of Mountain State educators stood together for days on picket lines and at the state Capitol. Now, they're about to get a five percent raise.
(Minneapolis, MN) – Teamsters Joint Council 32 in Minneapolis, Minnesota today announced their endorsement of Congressman Tim Walz for the Minnesota Governor’s race. Walz, a six-term member of the United States Congress, has served Minnesotans in the 1st Congressional District very well and has been a strong advocate not only for workers but for Veterans alike.
(WASHINGTON) – Following today’s announcement of the final members of Congress that will serve on the bipartisan, House-Senate Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans tasked with finding a solution to the nation’s looming pension crisis, the Teamsters Union called for a commitment by the legislators to report a bill as soon as possible, and not wait until the November deadline.
UC Santa Barbara library worker travels to D.C. to let Supreme Court know that it shouldn't mess with public sector collective bargaining.
Attendees at Saturday rallies across the country to stand up for collective bargaining rights for public sector workers.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the Senate’s failure yesterday to approve legislation that would have created a pathway to citizenship for as many as 1.8 million “Dreamers” brought to the U.S. by their parents as children who face the threat of deportation next month if Congress doesn’t act.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds today’s announcement of the formation of a bipartisan, House-Senate Joint Select Committee to find a solution to the nation’s growing pension crisis which could threaten the retirement security of as many as 1.5 million active and retired workers. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) secured the formation of the committee as part of the budget compromise announced today.
Pennsylvania will be getting new congressional districts for 2018, and the biggest winner is democracy.