Teamsters Leader on Trade with China: They're Keeping Us Out: International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James Hoffa discusses the impact of President Trump’s tariffs, and what should be done to get tough with China on trade, during interviews with Ali Velsh of MSNBC and Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James Hoffa discusses the impact of President Trump’s tariffs, and what should be done to get tough with China on trade during interviews with Ali Velsh of MSNBC and Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour.
By Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa
Published in USA Today, May 13, 2019
As the 2020 primary season heats up, presidential candidates in the massive Democratic field — from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to Amy Klobuchar and former vice president Joe Biden — are vying for critical support from labor unions.
Hoffa: Job Training Bills Would Build Better Michigan: The Teamsters are long-time advocates of improved job-skills training. So it should come as no surprise that this union wholeheartedly endorses Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposal to provide debt-free tuition to both high school graduates as well as older adults interested in beefing up their abilities.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union stands in solidarity with thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers who are taking action in protests around the globe to demand fair pay and working conditions.
Teamsters National UPS Agreement Takes Effect, Final Supplement Ratified: The five-year contract covering about 250,000 Teamster-represented workers at UPS will take effect at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow, Monday, April 29, after workers in Michigan ratified the last outstanding supplemental agreement.
Kittitas County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Thompson, a member of Local 760 in Yakima, Washington, was fatally shot Tuesday by a suspect who evaded a traffic stop. A second officer, Benito Chavez, was injured in the shooting and is in satisfactory condition. The suspect was shot and killed.
Listen to the latest edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and learn how Sysco Teamsters are standing together against intimidation all across the country by organizing for power. Plus, remembering former Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, a friend of labor. And Joni Mitchell and her “Big Yellow Taxi”.