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 election is over. Now it's time to think about rebuilding the nation's roads, rails, energy and water networks.
Four states vote to increase minimum wage, continue
Members go the extra mile to educate workers about the need to vote for leaders backing union rights, higher pay.
It's decision time for workers at the ballot box. And Donald Trump only delivers promises, not solutions.
Politicians of all stripes are calling for paid leave because they know the people support it.
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.