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   Black Teamsters meeting at the 2013 TDU Convention.


African American Teamsters Stepping Forward
“We need more African Americans to step forward into leadership in the Teamsters Union. And we cannot wait to be invited from on-high from Hoffa, because we'll waiting be a long time.

"Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) is here to help. TDU organizers like me travel all over our union to talk with Teamsters, and help brothers and sisters take an active part in building stronger locals and a union that welcomes all workers.

Send me an email or call me at 901-230-7992 to set up a meeting in your area.”

Willie Hardy, TDU Staff Organizer and Black Caucus Chair

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News from the TDU Black Caucus


Martin Luther King, Jr.

As our nation celebrates the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr, it is important to recall that Dr. King gave his life in Memphis in a battle for justice for striking workers.

EEOC, YRC Settle Race Discrimination Suits

BNA Daily Labor Report
07/02/2012

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Yellow Transportation Inc., and YRC Inc. have settled for $11 million an EEOC suit alleging that the trucking companies permitted the racial harassment of black employees at a now-closed Chicago Ridge, Ill., facility.

TNBC Conference, Aug. 9-14, Detroit

May 3, 2011: The 36th Annual Educational Conference and Banquet of the Teamster National Black Caucus will be held August 9 to 14 in Detroit, Michigan.

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