Wednesday November 14, 2018
| Last update: Tuesday at 5:14 PM
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/01/11
This past year was a tough year for Teamsters Local 743. Reformers Richard Berg and Eugenia Alvarez were wrongly removed from office by Teamsters International President James Hoffa. The remaining executive board members, in office for only five months, spent the time fighting amongst themselves. They then ran against one another in the recent union election.
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 | 6/05/10
Larry Davis, the new president of Teamsters Local 743 in Chicago, fired five staff members on May 28. Davis had been installed by International President Jim Hoffa on May 14.
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 | 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 | 10/13/09
Stephanie Weiner of the Network to Fight for Economic Justice presented $1,500 to SK Hand Tool striker John McHale.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/27/09
When the owner of SK Hand Tools in Chicago unilaterally cut off health care benefits for his employees, he provoked a strike. As a result, the picket line of striking workers on Tuesday, Aug. 25, was also a health care rally.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/07/09
University of Chicago Hospital workers have come out strong to demand a fair contract from their wealthy employer.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/06/09
On Friday morning, July 31, 30 workers walked the picket line at S-K Hand Tools on Chicago’s southwest side.
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