December 13, 2014: Congress has officially passed the spending bill that includes pension cut legislation that was attached as an amendment to the budget bill.
"When Hoffa does the right thing, we get behind him to build Teamster Power. And when he doesn't, TDU is there as our watchdog—getting us the information we need to hold our elected leaders accountable."
Victor Emeric, Hallet Expert Movers
Local 705, Chicago
2011 Teamster Election Archive
Reports and stories on the 2011 Teamster Election and the organizing efforts of Teamster members to elect Sandy Pope for General President of the IBT. Visit the archive.
2006 Teamster Election Archive
Reports and stories on the 2006 Teamster Election and the organizing efforts of Teamster members to elect the Tom Leedham Strong Contracts, Good Pensions Slate. Visit the archive.
Hoffa Watch Newswire
October 7, 2014: A review of the IBT’s financial report – or the $150,000 Club Report posted on this website – shows that an International Organizer made a salary of $250,000 last year. Could this possibly be true?
Updated October 7, 2014: Hoffa, Hall and top Teamster officials delivered concessions to members—but provided raises and multiple salaries for themselves.
September 25, 2014: Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in 1975 and the Teamster leadership, already heavily penetrated by the mob, became more and more a tool of employers.
September 25, 2014: Teamster membership loss is outpacing organizing efforts since Hoffa took office. A new report looks at Teamster organizing and what can be done to turn it around.
September 24, 2014: Private sanitation is a growth industry—and as demand for a green economy expands, recycling is a growth industry too.
September 24, 2014: One area where our union has made a long-term strategic commitment is the Port Worker organizing campaign.
September 18, 2014: Petitions signed by more than 12,000 Teamsters are on the way to Judge Loretta Preska calling on her to rule against the Hoffa administration’s bid to end fair elections for International Union officers.
Sign the petition to Judge Loretta Preska and defend our voting rights in International Union elections.