While planned House GOP hearing on the federal $7.25 rate failed to take flight, it's the next Congress where real progress is possible.
In Wisconsin, Michigan and North Carolina, the GOP is taking advantage of its waning power there to pummel the people.
By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, Dec. 5, 2018
Republicans in Lansing lost their full grip on state government last month. And now hardworking Michiganders are paying the price.
Lawmakers, taking advantage of the last days of their stranglehold on the state capital during a lame duck legislative session last week, decided to hammer unions and low-income workers struggling to support their families. It’s the final power play by callous elected officials being shown the door.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the agreement reached this week between the U.S. and China to put additional tariffs on hold while negotiating a solution to the ongoing trade imbalance between the two nations.
RoyceAnn Porter is on the cusp of winning a seat on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors.
Anti-union bill gets a hearing, but little expected to come from the effort.
Up and down the ballot, union-backed candidates and Teamsters themselves found success at the voting booth.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about last night’s election results, where pro-worker candidates – including Teamster members themselves – prevailed in key races.
“From coast-to-coast, a historic number of hardworking Americans showed up and had their voices heard at the polls yesterday. And taken together, they made it clear that the status quo that has favored the powerful in government is no longer acceptable.