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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The Teamsters are mourning the death of John Conyers, Jr., a long-time friend of unions who served in Congress for more than five decades representing Detroit.
Authorities need to come together to craft a plan that keeps workers in the middle class for years to come.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa says the union will be playing a significant role in getting 2020 presidential candidates to talk about issues that working Americans care about, like pensions, collective bargaining and trade.
Action picked up on the campaign trail during week 10, which included members from two additional Teamster Local Unions getting into the mix with a Warren Rally in Virginia, as well as stops at events in Iowa and a training held for union members in Nevada as well.
Joint Council 7 Political Director Bloch Speaks Out on Hill against misclassification.
The trail was a little quieter than usual during week nine, with just one Iowa event to highlight. However, big news came Friday when the union publicly unveiled its Teamsters 2020 Primary Engagement program. More on that below.
Teamsters have a lot at stake in 2020. That’s why we’re calling on all candidates who support working people to stand with us and our top priorities.
People of color who drive for a living could see significant job loss from automated trucks.