(WASHINGTON) – The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to ongoing North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) reform discussions taking place in Washington now between U.S. and Canadian trade representatives and the need for a trilateral agreement.
ST. LOUIS – This year’s Labor Day parade took on added significance in this Mississippi River city that serves as the nation’s gateway to the West after Missouri voters overwhelmingly defeated a ballot measure last month to enact so-called right to work (RTW) in the state. And the hundreds of Teamsters on hand yesterday were relishing every moment.
While corporate America basks in growing profits, working Americans continue to struggle to make ends meet.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the White House’s renomination of Mark Gaston Pearce as a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
“For more than eight years, Mark Pearce has shown working Americans that he is a public servant who is looking out for their well-being. He proved it while he served as NLRB Chairman from 2011 through 2017, and we know he will continue to do so as a member of the board.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the bilateral agreement-in-principle announced today between the U.S. and Mexico to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Compensation for top execs grows by more that 17 percent in 2017, EPI finds.
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Dozens of Teamsters from locals throughout Northern California, as well as port drivers from L.A./Long Beach, took part in a lobby day in Sacramento this week to push back on corporate efforts to overturn the state Supreme Court’s landmark Dynamex decision.
Local 822 political coordinator talks policy with top Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee.