(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters Union denounced the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee’s attack on highway safety and infrastructure investment during its mark-up of the 2018 funding proposal. While eliminating important funding for infrastructure improvement, the subcommittee compromised the very highway safety programs the bill funds by inserting provisions that would increase driver fatigue, if enacted.
Several states and cities officially enacted minimum wage increases on July 1. But one took a step back.
Our country’s opioid epidemic which claims the lives of 91 Americans every day is hurting far too many families in Michigan and across the country.
Teamster officials joined several lawmakers this week in outlining a legislative agenda through 2018 that will prioritize workers by fighting for better pensions and protecting collective bargaining while also taking a leading role to ensure that a new NAFTA keeps good-paying jobs in the U.S.
Political coordinators from Teamster local unions across the U.S. have been meeting this week in Washington, D.C., to discuss ongoing legislation that affects working families.
(WASHINGTON) – In a letter sent to Capitol Hill today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa called on the Senate to oppose the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” if brought to a vote. Hoffa called the legislation “flawed” and predicted that, if passed, will cost tens of millions of Americans to lose health insurance over the next decade.
A bipartisan chorus of voices demands that Legislature stand with workers against RTW, paycheck deception bills.