2013 TDU Convention: Nov. 1-3 in Chicago

Meet Teamsters who are making a difference and arm yourself with information at the TDU Rank-and-File Convention, Nov. 1-3 at the Chicago Holiday Inn O'Hare.

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Ask the Experts

Workshops at the TDU Convention are led by Teamster leaders, labor experts, and attorneys. Learn more about grievances, safety, arbitration, pension rights, organizing and more.

 

Teamster Tools

Get the tools you need to build a stronger union in workshops on enforcing our contracts, defending our benefits, getting members involved, advanced grievance handling, running for local union office, and much more.

 

Meet Teamsters

Meet Teamster stewards and members to compare what works. Special meetings for public sector, freight, UPS, rail, UPS freight, warehouse, bus drivers, and more. Plus caucus meetings for African Americans, Latinos, and women Teamsters.
 


We'll Be There!

Unity and Inspiration

"At the TDU convention you realize you're not alone. You meet Teamsters from every industry and every place who care about standing up for working people and building a stronger union."

Claudette Begin, Local 2010, Berkeley, Calif.

Welcome Back to Chicago

"The TDU Convention is the place to be to network with others Teamsters and share strategies for standing up to management and enforcing our contract."

Craig Karnia, Local 705, Chicago

Plan to Protect Our Pensions

"TDU is taking the lead in bringing Teamsters and retirees to fight to save our pensions. Meet the Teamsters who are stepping up to the plate and find out how you can help defend your retirement."

Michael Savwoir, Local 41, St. Louis

An Educated Teamster is a Strong Teamster

"TDU provides the best union education hands down. I came to the Convention frustrated with how weak my local was becoming. I left with tools I could immediately put to work to start to turn things around."

Stephen Mohan, Local 584, New York


Convention Details

The Convention will begin on Friday at 1PM and end Sunday at 3:30PM.

All events will be held at the Chicago Holiday Inn O'Hare (5615 North Cumberland Avenue).

All rooms must be reserved directly through TDU.

Call TDU at (313) 842-2600 or use the link below to register today.


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