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Sean O'Brien Blasts Hoffa as Feud Goes Public

In a letter to the General President in response to his firing, Sean O'Brien blasts Hoffa for sabotaging the contract fight at UPS and letting "political hacks" run the union. 

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Hoffa Removes Sean O'Brien as Package Director

Hoffa has removed Sean O’Brien as the head of the Teamster Package Division and as the union’s lead contract negotiator at UPS and UPS Freight, saying the union needs to move in “another direction.”

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Happy Labor Day from TDU

This Labor Day, TDU stands in solidarity with fellow Teamsters and workers everywhere who are uniting to take on corporate greed and fight for a just society.

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IBT Releases YRC Change of Operations Decision

The IBT issued a memo announcing the decision regarding the YRC multi-region proposed change of operations.

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Real Leadership is Not Afraid of the Membership

Should the Teamsters Union be run democratically? Or by one man and his hired staffers?

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NY Teamsters for a Democratic Union

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NY Teamsters for a Democratic Union is a worker-led, grassroots organization that mobilizes for workplace justice, living wages, and a strong, democratic union. 

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Statement on Charlottesville

The events in Charlottesville have aroused the conscience of our country and the world. TDU condemns the racism and violence of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the KKK, today and everyday. We stand in solidarity with the victims of the violence and their families. We are more determined than ever to fight racism by uniting all Teamsters for social and economic justice. Solidarity trumps hate.

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Hoffa Refuses to Hold Executive Board Meetings

Teamster members elected a full General Executive Board last November. Now Hoffa refuses to hold regular meetings claiming that “past practice” dictates that he’s not required to hold GEB meetings. This is in direct violation of the Teamster Constitution, which specifically requires that the Board meet once in every quarter.

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Coli Charged by Investigations Officer over Benefit Funds

John Coli is already under indictment for allegedly trading labor peace for employer payoffs of $25,000 per quarter. Now, he has been charged by the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) for stonewalling corruption investigators.

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Toledo Local 20 Official Suspended for Sexual Harassment

Following an investigation of sexual harassment charges brought by a Local 20 employee, Joint Council 41 ruled against BA Martin Jay, President Richard “Chuck” Collinson, and union attorney, Dawn Christian.

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