Joint Council 7 Political Director Bloch Speaks Out on Hill against misclassification.
The trail was a little quieter than usual during week nine, with just one Iowa event to highlight. However, big news came Friday when the union publicly unveiled its Teamsters 2020 Primary Engagement program. More on that below.
Teamsters have a lot at stake in 2020. That’s why we’re calling on all candidates who support working people to stand with us and our top priorities.
People of color who drive for a living could see significant job loss from automated trucks.
In week eight of the Teamsters 2020 Primary Engagement program, the number of candidate hits ticked up over 100 … 108 to be exact. Union members from Iowa and South Carolina pressed candidates to go further in their commitments on Teamster issues like protecting our pensions and standing up for collective bargaining.
AB 5 will crack down on companies using independent contractors.
A U.S. House committee last week took a much-needed step towards empowering workers by approving legislation that would expand their right to organize on the job while shielding them from employer intimidation if they choose to form a union.
Week seven of the Teamsters 2020 Primary Engagement program featured members and local union leaders raising Teamster issues at candidate events across the country from east to west. Virginia became the 14th state where Teamsters have gotten out to make sure our issues are being addressed in this presidential election.