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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Supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are likely to put up a huge fight in an effort to pass the 12-nation Pacific Rim agreement during the closing days of the congressional session. Why? Because they realize that with two anti-TPP nominees at the top of both major party tickets, it is likely their best chance to get this deal done.
The push for paid sick leave is gaining traction. Five states already mandate it and others are considering it. But as it stands, it is currently more available to some workers then others.
North Carolina, Wisconsin and Kansas court rulings restore ability to cast a ballot for hundreds of thousands in those states.
It's time for UPS and lawmakers to see the light when it it comes to the group's Koch-supported corporate apologist platform.
Report proves there is no validity to claims that increasing the wage floor will lead to mass company closings.
Federal judges knock down discriminatory laws in Texas, Wisconsin, granting some 900,000 more Americans the right to vote
House Democrats put forward a platform stressing infrastructure investment, returning power to the people.
Building coalitions with Republican lawmakers and other non-traditional allies is key to ensuring worker rights remain across the country.