The Sussex County Council postponed a vote on an ordinance to approve anti-worker legislation earlier this week. But the future of the legislation remains uncertain.
Fighting for a fairer NAFTA and pushing back on a proposed prevailing wage measure in Michigan are among the top issues for the Teamsters in 2018.
(HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.) – Today, Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) joined Sen. Check Schumer (D-N.Y.) at a press conference at Teamsters Local 707 in Hempstead, N.Y. to announce his co-sponsorship of the Butch Lewis Act of 2017 (H.R.4444/S.2147), legislation that will assist pension plans facing insolvency. Rep. King is the first Republican member of Congress to join the bill as a sponsor.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union today denounced a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision handed down last night in Hybrand Industrial Contractors Ltd. that rolls back the agency’s 2015 “joint employer” ruling in Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. (BFI).
End-of-year spending bill is seen as best vehicle to deliver a secure retirement to hundreds of thousands whose nest eggs are jeopardized.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa reiterated the union’s support for critical legislation that would establish a new agency within the U.S. Treasury Department authorized to issue bonds in order to finance loans to pension plans in financial distress.
Courts are currently front-and-center in sorting out gerrymandering efforts. But it should be independent panels who decide what fair districts look like.
After years of toiling behind the scenes, the Teamsters have teamed up with lawmakers in the House and Senate to push forward a legislative fix for failing multi-employer pension plans.