(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a letter he sent to President Trump after it was announced Thursday afternoon that the U.S. would be placing tariffs on the importation of steel and aluminum from countries outside North America, with an exemption process in place for other nations.
(MILWAUKEE) – Teamsters Joint Council 39 has announced its endorsement of Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge, Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice. Dallet has over 20 years of experience in the Wisconsin Court system, both as a prosecutor and a judge, and has committed to bring independence and balance to the state’s highest court.
Teamsters President Jim Hoffa sat down today with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to discuss the top issues facing the union including the looming pension crisis, trade and the threat that the Supreme Court case of Janus vs. AFSCME poses to public employees across the nation.
'Janus' lawsuit is being bankrolled by big business interests in an effort to eviscerate labor groups.
Thousands of Mountain State educators stood together for days on picket lines and at the state Capitol. Now, they're about to get a five percent raise.
(Minneapolis, MN) – Teamsters Joint Council 32 in Minneapolis, Minnesota today announced their endorsement of Congressman Tim Walz for the Minnesota Governor’s race. Walz, a six-term member of the United States Congress, has served Minnesotans in the 1st Congressional District very well and has been a strong advocate not only for workers but for Veterans alike.
(WASHINGTON) – Following today’s announcement of the final members of Congress that will serve on the bipartisan, House-Senate Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans tasked with finding a solution to the nation’s looming pension crisis, the Teamsters Union called for a commitment by the legislators to report a bill as soon as possible, and not wait until the November deadline.
UC Santa Barbara library worker travels to D.C. to let Supreme Court know that it shouldn't mess with public sector collective bargaining.