Sunday December 8, 2019
| Last update: Friday at 8:48 AM
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/21/14
Trade unionists, historians, community members and descendants of strikers held several events in Minneapolis this past weekend, July 18 -20 to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the historic strikes by truck drivers and helpers, members of Teamsters Local 574.
BY Richard Berg | Chicago, IL | 8/30/10
Many of you know the story of Teamsters Local 743. After more than twenty years of fighting corruption, mob influence, back room deals and stolen election, we were able – with the help of the 10,000 members -- to throw the crooks out of our local.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/17/10
President Richard Berg and Secretary Treasurer Gina Alvarez of Local 743 were removed from office by Teamster President Jimmy Hoffa Jr. this past Friday. Fight Back! interviewed Richard Berg just before he received the official letter from Hoffa Jr.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/09/10
Jimmy Hoffa, Jr., at a meeting in Las Vegas, has joined with the corrupt Teamsters officials in Chicago to remove President Richard Berg and Secretary Treasurer Gina Alvarez from office in Local 743.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/14/10
Two days after Teamsters Joint Council 25 suspended Richard Berg and Gina Alvarez from office over trumped up charges, the International president, Jimmy Hoffa, Jr. has granted them a stay of effectiveness.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/11/10
Chicago Teamster bosses ousted reformers Richard Berg and Gina Alvarez from union office today in a power struggle between grassroots reformers and old guard Teamster officials over one of the largest Teamster local unions in Chicago and the country.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/13/08
The University of Chicago Hospital employed Richard Berg as a housekeeper for 16 years.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/05/08
Five union reformers entered the offices of Teamsters Local 743 Dec. 31 to receive keys to the union hall from their opponents who had lost election in the fall.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/01/07
We interviewed Richard Berg, the president-elect of Local 743 about the history and meaning of the victory over the sell-out gangsters that dominated that union for so many years.
BY staff | United States | 9/06/06
Fight Back! interviewed Richard Berg, a candidate for vice-president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters on the Tom Leedham Strong Contracts, Good Pensions Slate
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