April 2, 2010: The 2009 financial reports for Teamster locals, joint councils, conferences and the International Union are now available.
The International Union form, which is 432 pages long, shows some big cuts made:
- Representation spending is down by 15 percent.
- Political activity is down 43 percent
- Grants to locals and strike benefit expenditures are down, too.
But Hoffa took a raise. Last year his total compensation was $362,869. With members hit by wage cuts or freezes, pension cuts, and layoffs, do you think Hoffa could have at least frozen his salary?
To find out how to get a copies of the LM-2 forms, call TDU at (313) 842-2600, or go to www.TDU.org/lm2