Feb 26, 2014: Local 745 members held a TDU meeting in El Paso, Texas to talk about enforcing their contracts, the future of the union and rebuilding Teamster Power.
Active and retired Teamsters in northeast Ohio are organizing a meeting for Saturday, March 8 to address pension issues.
February 21, 2014: Over sixty Teamsters attended a February 15 meeting near St. Louis to hear Paul Taylor, lead attorney for the Truckers Justice Center, speak on truck safety issues.
In 1976, Frank Fitzsimmons, president of the Teamsters, struck a defiant note in a speech at the union’s convention in Las Vegas. “To those who say it is time to reform this organization, and it’s time officers stopped selling out the members,” he said, “I say to them, ‘Go to hell.’ ”
"I'll be in Cleveland for my first TDU Convention. I'm excited to be able to soak it all in. I plan to learn a lot while I'm there."
Mike Grady, Columbus Transport
The 2015 Convention opens at 1 pm on Friday, October 23 with educational programs, followed by an evening banquet and program. Saturday and Sunday feature some 15 workshops, as well as: craft meetings, programs on the fight for pensions, the 2016 IBT election, and lots more.
January 3, 2014: TDU members are working to make real changes in the direction of our union, starting in our shops and locals and right up to changing the IBT leadership.
Read about Teamsters who made a difference in 2013. Let's resolve to work together to make our union stronger in 2014.
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