March 30, 2011: Judge Kenneth Conboy held a third hearing on March 24 to consider the appropriate punishment for a scheme in which James Hoffa and three International vice presidents were caught using union funds to try to buy-off political rivals.
2011 IBT Election
March 25, 2011: Teamster members are building local campaign committees to spread the word and unite Teamsters to vote for new leadership and a new direction for our union.
Your fight in Wisconsin captured the imagination of our country—and showed the world what the labor movement can be. Not stuffy guys in suits holding press conferences and making empty promises.
While UPS was making record profits—Hoffa gave the company record concessions. Split wage increases. No more 22.3 jobs. A pension pullout that threatens to bankrupt Central States.
I’m a Teamster who joined this union when Teamster Power meant something. I’ve come up through the ranks. No one ever gave me a job because of my last name.
We have to take on the nonunion competition.
By Karl Gartung, Local 344 Members
Did you get a letter from the Office of the Election Supervisor, asking you to verify contributions that you made to TDU or to the Sandy Pope Campaign?
February 22, 2011: No one calls Teamsters' president Jim P. Hoffa Jimmy.
January 24, 2011: Under Hoffa, Teamster members have faced the worst benefit cuts in our union’s history.