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Hoffa's Corruption Connection

The shady characters at the heart of the corruption scandal that is bringing down International VP Rome Aloise have ties to General President Hoffa too. 

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Why Hoffa Can't Clean Up Corruption

Hoffa came into office 17 years ago promising to run a clean, democratic union. But with an International VP facing racketeering charges, Hoffa is circling the wagons. Why Hoffa can't kick the corruption habit.

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Fred Zuckerman Fires Back

TDU interviews the straight-shooting candidate for Teamster General President.

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Pension Crisis Timeline

Hoffa promised a “Real 25 & Out” Pension to every Teamster. Instead, he’s overseen the worst pension crisis in Teamster history. Over 400,000 Teamsters face pension cuts. The pension crisis timeline reveals how we got here. The Save Our Pensions movement points the way forward.

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Building the Teamsters United Campaign

Teamsters will vote for new International Union leadership this fall. Get involved in the Teamsters United campaign to elect General President Fred Zuckerman and the Teamsters United slate.

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Fighting for Pensions & the American Dream

On April 14, Teamsters will rally in Washington to tell political leaders to Save Our Pensions. They are fighting not just for Teamster retirees, but for the pensions of millions of Americans.

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The Corporate Attack on Pensions What’s at Stake, How to Win

Corporate America will do anything for a buck. They’ll move our jobs  to China to lower wages; they’ll move their headquarters to Bermuda to cheat on taxes; they’ll try to destroy our pensions and impose 401Ks to lower costs and shift the risk off of companies and on to retirees.

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So Cal Grocery Teamsters Hit with Concessions

Members and stewards organized to reject contract givebacks in the So Cal grocery industry—but old guard officials forced through a concessionary deal. It’s a case study in why Teamsters need to organize for change if we’re going to defend our contracts.

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Meeting the Challenge at UPS

How UPS’s changing business model is boosting profits and destroying working conditions and good full-time jobs—and what our union should be doing about it.

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Put Our Issues on the Table at UPS

Despite declaring the contract ratified, Denis Taylor says he will “return to the bargaining table to address a number of member concerns with the National Master UPS Agreement.” When bargaining resumes, UPSers expect our issues to be addressed.

UPS Teamsters Looking Ahead

UPSers are putting their anger to good use. We organized and Voted No to reject contract givebacks.  Now Hoffa and Denis Taylor are saying the contracts we rejected are “ratified.”

We demand they renegotiate reasonable changes.

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