Seventeen months after 87% of members Voted No to reject Hoffa’s concessions, Teamster carhaulers have voted by 86% to ratify a new contract. By sticking together, members defeated wage cuts and language changes that would have gutted job their security.
Carhaul Teamsters voted to reject two concessionary contracts and sent the employers and the Hoffa administration back to the bargaining table. Rank-and-file unity paid off and members will now vote an improved agreement.
"TDU unites workers to take on corporate greed. Together, we're taking on corrupting and contract givebacks and fighting for a better future. A strong union involves everyone. That's what TDU is all about."
This April 4th will mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. As our nation prepares to celebrate his life and work, it is important to remember that it wasn’t always celebrated at the time.