Welcome to the Inaugural Episode of Teamster Nation News. Your weekly stop for key Teamster news for working families. Thanks for listening and be sure to subscribe.
In This Episode
Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa explains why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a bum rap for American workers and families; The UAW says it isn’t giving up on unionizing Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant; It’s time to reward hard-working women bringing home the bacon for their families.
Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa talked about the TPP and trade during a Capitol Hill press conference Feb. 26, where he was joined by Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), as well as other union members and fair trade advocates. A rundown of the latest Teamster and union news is also included in the podcast, as well as a final comment on how the government needs to lend a helping hand to working women heading up single-parent households.