With our union at a crossroads, will members take the wheel and steer it in a new direction?
Teamster Voice sat down with Chicago Local 705 Principal Officer Juan Campos to talk about the 2020-2021 Teamster election and the future of our union. Campos is running for IBT Vice President At-Large with Sean O’Brien and Fred Zuckerman on the Teamsters United slate.
Mark your calendars! The 2019 TDU Convention will be November 1-3, at the Chicago Holiday Inn O'Hare. Click here to Register for the TDU Convention.
After Voting No against contract givebacks, members have voted out pro-Hoffa officers in Charlotte Local 71. Members elected TDU activist Willie Ford and the Rebuild 71 Slate to lead their local. Ford beat the incumbent president by 757 to 286.
YRCW management has submitted a proposed change of operations to combine two very small Holland and YRC terminals in Northern Michigan. Affected Teamsters would dovetail into a Holland terminal operation, which would pick up and deliver YRC and Holland freight.
TDU members will vote on endorsing candidates for International Union office at the TDU Convention in Chicago, November 1-3. With the 2021 election for General President set to begin, Sean O’Brien will outline his vision and action plans for our union.
The second quarter financial report of the Central States Pension Fund shows $12.9 billion in assets, compared to $13.2 billion at the end of 2018. The funds assets have declined $289 million in six months.
For the first time, the Hoffa administration has refused to reveal the local-by-local vote on a national contract. This cover-up must end: let members see the votes on the Jack Cooper contract modification which was reported ratified on September 12.