Local Union Reform

Teamster VP at Center of Nepotism Scandal

March 11, 2010: The Independent Review Board (IRB) has released a devastating 125-page report detailing a “nepotism and favoritism” scandal in the home local of International Vice President Bill Hamilton.

Union Democracy = Union Power

March 5, 2010: Union officers often think of union democracy as a threat to their power. But union democracy is about member power, and member power means union power.

Teamsters local probed

March 2, 2010: A grand jury is looking at allegations that top Teamster officials working at the city’s convention centers intimidated witnesses in assault cases involving union members, sources say.

School Bus Drivers Coming Together

February 26, 2010: For years, Local 854 members in New York City have had substandard wages and working conditions compared to other school bus unions in the city.


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