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Hoffa: 2020 Democrats are vying for union support, and thatís a welcome shift

(Source: Statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa published by USA Today, May 13, 2019)

WASHINGTON, D.C. ó As the 2020 primary season heats up, presidential candidates in the massive Democratic field ó from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to Amy Klobuchar and Joe Biden ó are vying for critical support from labor unions. Don't dismiss this as typical election posturing. Those of us who have watched the labor movementís ebbs and flows over the past few decades know things have changed. Democrats' actual support for labor unions has fluctuated wildly in recent decades.

Full story: USA Today

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

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