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Jul 31, 2020, 15:58 ET Teamsters Urge Congress To Extend PSP

The following is a statement from Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne regarding the CARES Act's Payroll Support Program (PSP):...


Jul 18, 2020, 13:19 ET Hoffa Statement On Passing Of Congressman John Lewis

Last night, our country lost a lion of the civil rights movement and a national force for good. As Teamsters, we are devastated to learn of the...


Jul 01, 2020, 17:46 ET Teamsters Hail Passage of Moving Forward Act

The House today took a substantial step towards reviving the U.S. economy when it approved a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that will beef up the...


Jul 01, 2020, 11:15 ET Hoffa: USMCA Will Ensure Safer Roadways, Increased Labor Rights For Workers

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the revised North American...


Jul 01, 2020, 06:13 ET Teamsters Union Lauds CARES Act Relief For YRCW Workers

A $700 million loan provided by the United States Treasury under the CARES Act will help YRC Worldwide, Inc.'s operating companies pay its employees' ...


Jun 29, 2020, 16:49 ET Hoffa: Changes To Guest Worker Programs Will Help Protect U.S. Livelihoods

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a White House effort to temporarily curtail guest worker programs...


Jun 18, 2020, 15:38 ET Teamsters Applaud Supreme Court Ruling In 'Dreamers' Case

The Teamsters Union is celebrating the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court today to reject the challenge to the so-called "Dreamers" program that...


Jun 17, 2020, 12:28 ET Teamsters Hail Supreme Court Decision Protecting LBGTQ+ Workers On The Job

The Supreme Court, in a ruling issued yesterday, affirmed that sex-based discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 includes...


Jun 03, 2020, 15:54 ET Teamsters Applaud Unveiling Of New House Transportation Legislation

The Teamsters are lauding the release of a new House transportation measure today, saying the bill is a win for workers and will enhance roadway...


Jun 02, 2020, 16:06 ET Declaración de los Teamsters sobre el asesinato de George Floyd

La siguiente es una declaración de James P. Hoffa, presidente general de Teamsters y Marcus King, director de la Comisión de Diversidad y Derechos...


May 31, 2020, 16:24 ET Teamsters Statement On Murder Of George Floyd

The following is a statement from James P. Hoffa, Teamsters General President, and Marcus King, Director of the Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity...


May 29, 2020, 09:28 ET Hoffa: Senate Must Take Action To Ensure Essential Workers Are Protected

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a House Workforce Protections Subcommittee hearing held yesterday...


May 22, 2020, 13:21 ET Teamsters Denounce DHS Policy Change Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The following is a statement from Teamsters Dairy and Food Processing Division Director Rome Aloise regarding the U.S. Department of Homeland...


May 21, 2020, 15:50 ET Teamsters Laud House Coronavirus Panel Briefing Addressing Worker Needs

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a briefing of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic ...


May 18, 2020, 17:19 ET Allegiant Air Pilots Announce Formation of Teamsters Local 2118

At the request of the pilots at Allegiant Air, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and the Teamsters General Executive Board approved the...


May 14, 2020, 15:26 ET Teamsters Denounce New Trucker Hours Of Service Rules For Threatening Safety

The Teamsters are taking aim at new truck driving hours-of-service rules released today by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA),...


May 13, 2020, 09:53 ET Ahead of Annual Shareholder Meeting, XPO Logistics Workers in U.S. and Europe Report Concerns from COVID Frontlines; Teamsters Call for Sweeping Executive Pay & Governance Reforms

Ahead of the XPO Logistics annual shareholder meeting Thursday, current and former XPO workers from France; Spain; San Diego; and Kansas City, Mo...


May 12, 2020, 16:08 ET Teamsters Say Final Stimulus Bill Must Retain Multiemployer Pension Partition Fix

With the House returning at the end of the week, the Teamsters are urging lawmakers to take quick action and pass new broad stimulus legislation that ...


May 11, 2020, 14:32 ET Teamsters Urge Treasury Department To Protect Jobs At Miami Air International

Miami Air International, a charter airline founded in 1990 that today employs over 350 people in the Miami area – including 56 pilots represented by...


May 07, 2020, 10:54 ET Teamsters Union Applauds California Attorney General's Lawsuit Against Uber And Lyft

The Teamsters Union applauds California's attorney general and the city attorneys who have sued Uber and Lyft, accusing the companies of violating...


May 07, 2020, 09:38 ET Teamsters Honor Nurses, Saying Their Contributions Can't Be Overstated

The Teamsters are lauding hardworking nurses nationwide, saying that as the U.S. continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, it is clear how...


Apr 30, 2020, 11:27 ET Teamsters Call for Enforceable Worker Protections, Testing Following Executive Order Requiring Meatpacking Plants to Remain Open

In response to the executive order issued this week mandating meatpacking plants remain open during the COVID-19 crisis, the Teamsters Union called...


Apr 29, 2020, 13:44 ET Teamsters Local 122, Sen. Markey Campaign Announce New Contract For Workers

Campaign workers for Sen. Ed Markey's re-election campaign in Massachusetts unanimously agreed to a contract with Teamsters Local 122 on Saturday,...


Apr 29, 2020, 11:08 ET Teamsters Urge Tenet Healthcare Shareholders To Reject $24 Million CEO Pay Package As Company's Frontline Workers Confront COVID-19 Pandemic And Furloughs

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, whose pension and benefit funds invest in Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC), today urged other...


Apr 28, 2020, 12:25 ET Teamsters: Remembering The Fallen

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about Workers' Memorial Day, which is being observed today. "Today, April 28, ...