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"When Hoffa does the right thing, we get behind him to build Teamster Power. And when he doesn't, TDU is there as our watchdog—getting us the information we need to hold our elected leaders accountable."
Victor Emeric, Hallet Expert Movers
Local 705, Chicago

2011 Teamster Election Archive
Reports and stories on the 2011 Teamster Election and the organizing efforts of Teamster members to elect Sandy Pope for General President of the IBT. Visit the archive.

2006 Teamster Election Archive
Reports and stories on the 2006 Teamster Election and the organizing efforts of Teamster members to elect the Tom Leedham Strong Contracts, Good Pensions Slate. Visit the archive.

Hoffa Watch Newswire


Teamsters or CEOs?

December 5, 2006: Jim Santangelo, the same one who holds his conferences at Waikiki Beach, signs his letters as the “CEO” of Local 848.

Democracy Strengthens Our Union

December 5, 2006: Tom Leedham’s campaign for Teamster General President did more than win 35 percent of the vote. It strengthened our union for the future.

Leedham’s Antidote to the Losses of the Hoffa Years

Hoffa’s Weak Contracts Can’t Hide Behind His Father’s Famous Name

 
July 2006. The 2006 IBT election will be a rematch between Hoffa and Tom Leedham, who squared off in 2001. While the names at the top of the ballot are the same as in 2001, the similarities end there.

Hoffa to Unleash ‘Best PR Ever’

Weaknesses in UPS Contract Force Hoffa to Ask Management for Another Bite at the Apple

 
July 2006. It’s official: Hoffa’s “Best Contract Ever” has failed; the union will now sit down to try to negotiate early with UPS management.

Can Hoffa Deliver on His Campaign Year Hype?

 Critical UPS Freight Battle Looms

 

“This agreement between the Teamsters and UPS Freight is a letter for card check and neutrality at Overnite.”

James P. Hoffa, June 27, 2006

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