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How Long Can Aloise Delay Teamster Justice?

Rome Aloise is like the cat with nine lives—but eventually, the cat gets to number nine. Is Aloise closing in?

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How the 1997 UPS Strike Was Won

Twenty-three years ago, Teamster members won labor’s biggest victory in decades in the 1997 UPS strike. What are the lessons for today?

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Election Supervisor Approves Process for On Line Petition Signatures

Today the Election Supervisor for the IBT election approved a system for candidates and slates to obtain Accreditation Petition Signatures on-line. The on-line system is not yet operative, but is expected to be operational with the next several days.

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Pandemic Profits: UPS Cashes In

UPS made $1.8 billion in profits after taxes in the second quarter—thanks to record volume and excessive overtime by UPS Teamsters.

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Teamsters Canada Leaders Form a Slate

The President of Teamsters Canada and the top leadership in Canada have formed a “Team Canada” slate for the 2021 IBT election. The slate consists of the current three elected Canadian leaders on the General Executive Board (GEB): Teamsters Canada President Francois LaPorte, and International VPs Stan Hennessy and Craig McInnis.

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How We Won the Right to Vote on Contract Supplements A Teamster History Video

At the 1991 IBT Convention, Teamsters won the right to vote on all supplements and riders to the national contract. Prior to that time, there were no votes on regional supplements, which means that a Teamster in California could vote to ratify a supplement in New Jersey, and vice versa. Employers with national contracts used it to divide and conquer Teamsters members. 

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