The longshoremen of Local 1588 in Bayonne, NJ knew their place—they worked and kept their mouths shut. When your past union president, an exboxer named John DiGilio, is found floating in the Hackensack River with two bullet holes in his head, you don’t ask too many questions. When the man who usurped the local from him threatens to settle disputes with a blowtorch to the crotch, you don’t go to the union office to voice concerns about benefits or safety issues.
ILA: Jersey Dockworkers Tell Corrupt Union Bosses to Take Long Walk On Short Pier
May 21, 2019
Sometime in June, UPS Teamsters expect to be paid for nine months of retroactive pay for contractual raises. We recommend that you check to make sure you’re getting what you are due, using this calculator.
May 07, 2019
African-American Teamsters will hold TDU’s first national Black Leadership Conference, July 13-14 in New York City.