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What's Next for the Pension Movement?

The fight to protect the earned pensions of Teamsters—and all workers—is a critical battle. Over a million workers stand to lose their pensions, unless we can pass legislation to make good on the promises made to workers. And the clock is ticking.

An interview with Mike Walden,
Chairman of the National United Committee to Protect Pensions (NUCPP)

 

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Hoffa-Hall Lies & UPS Contract Loopholes

Contract loopholes will let UPS replace Package Car jobs with lower-paid 22.4 drivers.

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SALARY REPORT—THE $150K CLUB

Every year TDU reports on our union's highest paid officials to let you decide who's earning the money, who's not, and what should be done about it. Click here to download the entire 2-page list of the $150,000 Club.

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VIEWPOINT: Why We Should Join the 2021 Teamsters United Campaign

By TDU Co-Chairs Frank Halstead, Nick Perry, Tony Suazo, and Julian Tysh

At the TDU Convention, members will vote on endorsing candidates for International Union office. The O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United campaign gives TDU and the rank-and-file the opportunity to fight for new leadership and a new direction.

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Interview with Juan Campos

Teamster Voice sat down with Chicago Local 705 Principal Officer Juan Campos to talk about the 2020-2021 Teamster election and the future of our union. Campos is running for IBT Vice President At-Large with Sean O’Brien and Fred Zuckerman on the Teamsters United slate.

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Teamsters at the Crossroads

With our union at a crossroads, will members take the wheel and steer it in a new direction?

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Unions are Punching Back

The labor movement is on the move against givebacks and inequality. Teamster members deserve leadership that’s in the fight, not on the sidelines.

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What's Next for Freight

Freight members long for a return to union power on the job. Recent contracts at ABF and YRC companies have begun to staunch the flow of givebacks, but we’re in for a long haul to win the wages, benefits and working conditions we deserve.

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Building from Below to Win at the Top

Teamsters are coming together to share organizing skills, form teams who are running for office, and make plans for winning new Teamster leadership.

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Recent News

Hoffa Announces Retirement, Taps Steve Vairma to Head Successor Slate

James P. Hoffa announced today that he will not be seeking re-election in the 2021, in a memo to Teamster officers, locals and staff.

Just hours later, Steve Vairma announced his candidacy for Teamster President. Vairma is the Secretary Treasurer of Denver Local 455, the President of Joint Council 3, an IBT vice president and the director of the IBT Warehouse Division. 

Hoffa Announces His Retirement

James P. Hoffa announced today that he will not be seeking re-election in the 2021, in a memo to Teamster officers, locals and staff, and will retire at the end of his current term.

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