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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While Donald Trump talks of a "rigged" election, it's mainly poor and minority voters who aren't getting a fair shake at the ballot box.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union strongly opposes a lawsuit filed last week on behalf of more than 400,000 federal contractors that seeks to block the implementation of a critical executive order that would establish much-needed worker protections. The Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, which will go into effect on Oct. 25, will put strong protections in place for workers that are employed by government contractors.
New proposal by lawmaker who authored the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act is a non-starter that will only lessen retirement security for thousands of workers.
Labor Department publishes final rule mandating benefit for more than a million federal contractors.
Even if workers don't live in a so-called swing state, there are still plenty of reasons to vote.
Republican nominee, in his own words, makes it clear he isn't a man of the people.
"Show Me" state's race for governor highlights pitched battle to curtail collective bargaining rights.
Democrats and Republicans agree that NAFTA, other pacts cost American jobs.