Hoffa-Hall VP & Thugs Found Guilty of Violent Threats

Hoffa-Hall running mate Brian Buhle has been fined by the Election Supervisor after two of his goons threatened to mash a member’s head in at the Teamster Convention. (reprinted from Teamsters United)

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Buhle is a Central Region Vice President and candidate on the Hoffa-Hall Slate.

The Election Supervisor ordered Buhle and two Local 135 delegates to pay a fine of $500 and to cease and desist from making threats against members.

When Tim Carroll, an elected Convention Delegate, spoke out in support of Teamsters United on the Convention floor, Buhle cursed at him and told him to leave.

Two enforcers from his local sprang into action. They bumped Carroll, told him to “shut the f---- up” and “let’s take this outside. They threatened to “kick his ass” and to “mash [his] head in.” (Protest Decision 2016, ESD 279). 

Investigators noted that Buhle and his co-defendants contradicted each other’s testimony and “exhibited little credibility.”

They were ordered to pay a fine and a notice will be posted at all Local 135 and Local 357 worksites. 

The real remedy will come on October 6 when Teamster members can vote out Buhle and the rest of the Hoffa-Hall slate.

Read the Election Supervisor’s decision here.


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  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2017-10-02 00:11:43 -0400
    What else would the sophomoronic Central VP.do on his swann song as a V.P.?
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2016-12-31 15:48:16 -0500
    $$LAWYERS in LOVE$$

    Wearing a ‘red vest’ ,soon will be as popular as a swatztika… .a firm reminder, of HOFFA’S legacy of betrayals & promotions of common criminals .
    HOFFA
    a name soon to live in Labour
    INFAMY
  • Stephanie McAllister
    followed this page 2016-10-25 12:02:47 -0400
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2016-08-02 17:52:47 -0400
    Vegas and red vests.
    Always brings out the ugly thugs
  • Teamsters for a Democratic Union
    published this page in News 2016-08-01 15:59:09 -0400
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