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Aug 18, 2017, 16:06 ET Teamsters Support Citizen Veto Of Right-To-Work Law In Missouri

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the efforts of thousands of Missourians to repeal SB 19, the...


Aug 14, 2017, 14:05 ET Teamsters: America Must Stand Up Against New Wave Of Racism, Anti-Semitism

The following is a statement by the Teamsters in response to the violence propagated by white nationalists and neo-Nazis during their...


Aug 08, 2017, 14:09 ET Election Supervisor Reaffirms Decision Rejecting Claims Of Rules Violations In International Officer Election

Richard Mark, the Election Supervisor for the Election of International Union Officers, has issued a supplemental decision reaffirming his...


Aug 03, 2017, 16:51 ET Teamsters Union Stands With Nissan Workers In Mississippi

The Teamsters Union stands in solidarity with over 3,700 Nissan workers in Mississippi who are voting in their election to join the United Auto...


Jul 28, 2017, 16:26 ET Teamsters Support Bipartisan Effort In Senate To Repeal Cadillac Tax

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa applauded the efforts of Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) to repeal the 40 percent...


Jul 28, 2017, 16:15 ET Hoffa: Despite Committee Approval, Autonomous Vehicle Bill Needs Work

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the approval of legislation by the House Energy & Commerce...


Jul 27, 2017, 13:44 ET Teamsters Denounce GOP Bill To Roll Back NLRB Joint Employer Ruling

The Teamsters Union today denounced the introduction of legislation by House Republicans that would roll back the 2015 National Labor...


Jul 19, 2017, 15:43 ET Teamsters Decry Shutdown Of L.A. Cannabis Facility With Union Ties

A cannabis cultivator who just last week reached a labor peace agreement with Teamsters Joint Council 42 for the right to organize some 150...


Jul 18, 2017, 16:06 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Disappointed By Lack Of Specifics In New NAFTA Objectives

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the White House's release of its "Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA...


Jul 12, 2017, 15:32 ET Teamsters: T-HUD Threatens Highway Safety By Adding Special Interest Provisions In Funding Bill

Today, the Teamsters Union denounced the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee's attack on...


Jul 12, 2017, 14:29 ET Workers At Parsec Intermodal Company Vote To Join Teamsters Local 179

Workers at Parsec, Inc. in Elwood, Ill., an intermodal rail transportation company, have voted overwhelmingly to form their union as members...


Jul 05, 2017, 12:38 ET Teamsters Blast XPO Logistics' Plan To Expand Operations, Increase Debt

The Teamsters believe XPO Logistics, Inc.'s stated plan to buy more companies and expand its global operations to Asia and beyond is fraught with...


Jun 27, 2017, 13:05 ET Teamsters Call On Lawmakers To Prioritize Workers In Self-Driving Discussion

The Teamsters Union is calling for any federal legislation regarding 'self-driving' technology to take into account public safety and the...


Jun 27, 2017, 11:49 ET Hoffa: Reject Senate Health Care Bill

In a letter sent to Capitol Hill today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa called on the Senate to oppose the "Better Care...


Jun 22, 2017, 15:32 ET Teamsters Appoint Local 25 Business Agent John Murphy As UPS Freight Director

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed John A. Murphy as UPS Freight Director in the Teamsters...


Jun 20, 2017, 12:27 ET Teamsters Announce Appointment Of Hienton To Central Region Freight Coordinator

Today, International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa announced the appointment of Michael Hienton to Central Region...


Jun 19, 2017, 16:15 ET Teamsters Announce Memorial Fund For Victims Of San Francisco UPS Shooting

Today, International Brotherhood of Teamsters Joint Council 7 in Northern California announced the establishment of the "All Charities...


Jun 15, 2017, 12:27 ET Teamsters, XPO Workers Demand Answers Outside XPO CEO Bradley Jacobs' Speech

More than 100 Teamsters and supporters gathered to raise questions and demand answers to serious concerns about their employer XPO Logistics...


Jun 12, 2017, 17:02 ET Teamsters Submit Comments On NAFTA Negotiations

Today, the Teamsters Union submitted its comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on the proposed renegotiation of the...


Jun 12, 2017, 11:45 ET Hoffa: DOL Should Not Rescind And Rollback Necessary Worker Protection Rules And Interpretations

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on three Department of Labor announcements last week that reverse rules...


May 26, 2017, 12:53 ET Teamsters: Jobs And Competitiveness Act Will Ensure Strong Trade Enforcement

The Teamsters Union applauds today's introduction of "The Jobs and Competitiveness Act" (H.R. 2756) which would provide significant gains in the...


May 24, 2017, 10:33 ET Teamsters, Community Supporters Protest Anti-Union Firings At XPO Logistics

A group of more than 50 Teamsters and supporters, including state lawmakers and the head of the state AFL-CIO, protested outside the XPO Logistics,...


May 19, 2017, 16:44 ET Hoffa: Postponing Osha Injury Rule Data Collection Will Hurt Workers

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by the U.S. Department of Labor to delay implementation...


May 19, 2017, 15:46 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Stand With AT&T Workers On Strike

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by 40,000 AT&T workers to begin a three-day strike...


May 18, 2017, 12:43 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Will Continue To Fight For Workers' Needs As Part Of NAFTA 2.0

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa in response to the White House's issuance of a final NAFTA...