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
December 07, 2018
Washington Gas utility workers have voted in new leadership in Teamsters Local 96 in Washington, D.C. after a grassroots campaign by the New Beginning Slate.
November 21, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving from TDU. We're thankful for union members who are organizing for economic and social justice. Change is coming to the Teamsters!