Union educates members, retirees on how to question candidates on the issues that matter most.
Today, the Teamster Nation Blog kicks off a new weekly feature that will detail key issue responses from the 2020 presidential candidate field. It will highlight Teamster interactions with the candidates on the campaign trail, including answers to questions posed to them from union members and staff. We hope you find it useful.
Wednesday, Aug. 14
After seven years of trying, Garden State workers will have greater protections to ensure they get paid what they earned.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a notice of proposed rulemaking unveiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today addressing hours of service changes for truckers that would lead to reduced roadway safety for drivers and the traveling public at large.
“While we continue to review these proposed regulatory changes by the FMCSA, the Teamsters have serious concerns about what we have seen thus far when it comes to these hours of service reforms.
Agency considers rolling back rights of unions while it boosts companies' bottom lines.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union stands with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) as it works to protect its members against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that are tearing families apart. Federal authorities raided two Mississippi food processing plants represented by UFCW yesterday and arrested scores of union members there.
Democratic presidential contenders spent a whole lot of time talking, but not enough about the issues that matter to hardworking Americans.
(WASHINGTON) – The national presidential campaign staff of Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) have chosen Teamsters Local 238 to represent them, becoming the latest political workers to do so. The union will represent some 60 non-management, non-supervisory staff.