Wednesday September 20, 2017
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BY Tom Burke | Chicago, IL | 7/13/17
John Coli, president of Joint Council 25 of the Teamsters Union, was indicted July 12 on federal charges that he extorted $100,000 in cash from a local business.
BY Richard Blake | Jacksonville, FL | 12/02/16
On Nov. 18, Teamsters in the U.S. and Canada awoke to find that Jim Hoffa had won re-election as president of the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters after 17 years in office. Instead of the overwhelming electoral victory that Hoffa usually experiences, the Teamsters old guard lost in the Southern Region, the Central Region, the U.S. as a whole, and only barely squeaked by in the International vote.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 11/16/16
On Nov. 15, rank-and-file Teamsters in the southern U.S. delivered a huge blow to Jim Hoffa Jr., the current general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Chicago, IL | 10/05/16
Workers fighting back against economic inequality have something to be hopeful about. One of the largest and most powerful unions in the country, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, will begin mailing ballots early October for members to decide the next general president.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 9/01/16
About a dozen rank-and-file Teamsters gathered at a local bar in downtown Jacksonville to watch the debate for the upcoming International Brotherhood of Teamsters election.
BY Jared Hamil | Los Angeles, CA | 8/09/16
As summer heat rolls in, warehouse workers at UPS are fighting to stay cool.
BY staff | Las Vegas, NV | 6/29/16
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters began the second day of its 29th convention today in Las Vegas.
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BY staff | Las Vegas, NV | 6/28/16
Teamster President James P. Hoffa has decided to spend millions of dollars in union members’ dues money to showcase himself at the International convention which opened June 27 in Las Vegas. Hoffa demands that delegates wear red vests to show loyalty to his presidency as he seeks another five-year term in office.
BY staff | Louisville, KY | 1/09/16
Fred Zuckerman announced he will challenge Jim Hoffa for President of the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters. Zuckerman is known in the Teamsters for his outspoken opposition to the “give back” contract negotiated with UPS.
BY staff | Louisville, Ky | 10/26/15
Members of the Independent Pilots Association, the pilots who fly for United Parcel Service (UPS) voted 2252 to 8 to authorize a strike, with just under 97% member participation.
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