"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
Local 572, Ralphs Grocery
patronage are at an all-time high.
• Hoffa pays multiple salaries to 148 political allies.
As of April 7, U.S. Department of Labor personnel report that no form has been filed, either in paper form or electronically. A spot check of the Department of Labor website reveals that nine of the other ten largest unions have 2005 forms posted.
A request to the International Union for a statement or explanation got no response.
March 16, 2006: It has been nearly four years since a special IBT Convention was held to raise dues from two hours pay to 2.5 hours pay.
January 30, 2006: What Happens When Elections Are Not Supervised!
December 5, 2005: For nearly a year, the Hoffa administration has been lobbying for legislation that would allow Teamster benefit plans to cut members’ previously guaranteed pension benef