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What Hoffa Tried to Do to Your Right to Vote – and the Results

Hoffa went to court to try to destroy our Right to Vote. Teamsters fought back. Get the detailed run-down on the rights that Hoffa tried to gut -- and the outcome.

With end of Teamsters supervision, an era passes

Marianne Levine and Brian Mahoney Politico January 15, 2015 View the original piece The U.S. government is ushering in a new era for the Teamsters, ending its 25-year supervision of a union once infamous for its ties to organized crime. Teamster corruption has held the federal government’s attention since the late 1950s, when Robert F. Kennedy first pursued the matter as counsel to the Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management, also...

Teamsters’ 25 Years of Federal Oversight to End

Kris Maher The Wall Street Journal January 15, 2015 View the original piece The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the federal government said Wednesday they had reached an agreement to end 25 years of strict oversight designed to root out corruption and alleged Mafia influence in the union’s highest ranks. The proposed deal, which was reached with U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office in Manhattan, would end a 1989 consent decree stemming from a landmark racketeering...

Teamsters Save Their Right to Vote

January 14, 2015: Teamster members’ Right to Vote will be protected under fair rules and independent supervision under a motion filed in court today on the future of government supervision in the Teamsters Union. After months of negotiations, the International Union and the US Attorney have agreed on a joint proposal for a transition to a new system for monitoring and investigating internal union corruption and electing International Union officers. In a victory for Teamster...

The Hoffa-Hall Concessions Stand

January 9, 2015: They’ve delivered contract givebacks, healthcare cuts, and a pension disaster in the Central States. Join the rank-and-file movement to close the Hoffa-Hall concessions stand.   From UPS to YRC to retirees, Teamsters were hammered with concessions in 2014.   Now members and local leaders who opposed these concessions and fought for good contracts are building a coalition for change.   Click here to get involved if you want to see change in 2016.   Teamster Voice details the latest attack on our...
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