In this special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast, hear what six 2020 presidential contenders had to say about pensions, collective bargaining and fair trade when asked by members and retirees themselves during the Teamsters 2020 Presidential Candidates Forum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
A Democratic presidential debate scheduled for next week in California was thrown into upheaval on Friday when all seven of the candidates who've qualified for the stage threatened not to attend because of a labor dispute at the site.
New Economic Policy Institute report finds 29 percent of companies paying workers on average less than $13 an hour require them.
Secluded in a room in the corner of the Veterans Memorial Auditorium on Saturday afternoon, International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa shifted forward in his seat. He considered the once-steady relationship between organized labor and the Democratic party.
Six Democratic presidential candidates brought the heat after the International Brotherhood of Teamsters president James P. Hoffa said the candidates “better have a message for us” leading up to their union-focused forum Saturday in Cedar Rapids.
Six leading contenders share with union members their views on pension reform, collective bargaining.
Twenty years after the huge Pacific Northwest protest against lousy trade deals, those lessons form the basis of the argument against corporate boondoggles.