Are you thinking for running for local union office? It’s a big job. Find out the essential elements to every winning campaign.
Running for Office
December 20, 2010: In early 2011, almost every local will elect delegates to the Teamster Convention.
April 10, 2009: Most Teamster local union elections are run honestly—but if you’re running for local union office, you need to police your election to make sure it is fair.
February 21, 2008: In most Teamster locals, members get a chance to vote for their officers every three years.
April 2, 2007: In 2004, Richard Berg said some activists had doubts about running for office in Chicago Local 743.
Every year a third of all Teamster locals are required to conduct officer elections. Some, too many, go uncontested. But many are contested.
Running for local union office is a chance to do more than change the faces at the union hall.