Reins of Chicago newspaper delivery union seized

February 22, 2010: Reeling from the recession and general hard times in the media world, the Teamsters unit representing newspaper delivery truck drivers and pressmen in the Chicago area has been thrust into a trusteeship by James P. Hoffa.

He's head of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and he's been responsible for four such takeovers -- which involve booting the elected leaders, installing a new administrator and trying to rectify whatever problems are said to exist -- in the Chicago area in recent years.

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