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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(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on three Department of Labor announcements last week that reverse rules put in place during the Obama administration which required companies to report outside union busting activities, as well as two agency interpretations dealing with independent contractors and joint employment.
Anti-union activists take another stab at gutting unions and silencing the voice of public sector workers.
Most taxpayers want their tax dollars spent on American-made goods and services.
As the Trump administration gets ready to receive comments on how to best reform NAFTA, the Teamsters have many ideas on how to make it a better deal for working Americans.
(WASHINGTON) –Today’s decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to withdraw the proposed rulemaking concerning raising the minimum levels of liability insurance coverage for motor carriers was denounced by the Teamsters Union.
Beefing up currency manipulation, worker rights language is key to creating an agreement that helps everyone.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds today’s introduction of “The Jobs and Competitiveness Act” (H.R. 2756) which would provide significant gains in the area of U.S. trade enforcement.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by the U.S. Department of Labor to delay implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule that mandates workplace injury reporting.