James Hoffa has done it again. Today, Hoffa rubber-stamped another whitewash of the corruption charges against Willie Smith for accepting $6,000 worth of gifts from a Teamster employer. The case will now go to the Independent Review Officer (IRO), Judge Barbara Jones.
Teamsters United has launched a Contract Unity Pledge to send UPS and the International Union a message that members are fed up with harassment and contract givebacks.
Teamster volunteers are asking UPSers to sign a Contract Unity Pledge that says, “I will stand with Teamster members at UPS to defeat harassment and contract givebacks and win the contract we deserve.”
Federal embezzlement charges have been brought against the former Local 50 president Scott Alexander and his wife Nancy – the former Local 50 office administrator.