Next week's election could significantly affect workers, especially in Kentucky and Virginia.
Teamsters had a busy week 11 on the campaign trail, attending events in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and for the first time, North Carolina. With less than 100 days until the first Caucus in Iowa, Teamster members are out in full force to push all candidates to talk about our issues and what they would do to address them.
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Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa says the union will be playing a significant role in getting 2020 presidential candidates to talk about issues that working Americans care about, like pensions, collective bargaining and trade.
Action picked up on the campaign trail during week 10, which included members from two additional Teamster Local Unions getting into the mix with a Warren Rally in Virginia, as well as stops at events in Iowa and a training held for union members in Nevada as well.
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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.