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No Answer from Hoffa-Hall on UPS Freight Subcontracting

Teamsters speak out on runaway subcontracting at UPS Freight. 

 

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UPS Eyes Pension Cuts & Pension Fund Pullouts

The attack on UPS Teamster pensions goes beyond Central States.

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UPS’s Facebook Faceplant

Brown is forced to revise its illegal Social Media Policy.

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Teamster Election 2016

Teamsters United volunteers are organizing in their locals and gearing up for the Teamster Convention in June where Fred Zuckerman and Teamsters United candidates will be nominated to run against the Hoffa-Hall slate this fall.

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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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“The Irishman” to screen this fall

“The Irishman” – a movie about Teamster corruption and the murder of Jimmy Hoffa – will open this fall. It’s bound to be noticed, because it stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, and is directed by Martin Scorsese.

U.S. House Passes Pension Protection Bill – Moves on to Senate

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 397 – the Butch Lewis Pension Act. The vote comes following five years of intensive organizing by hundreds of retired and active Teamsters who worked to protect the pensions they earned. This grassroots effort was spearheaded by the National United Committee to Protect Pensions. The committee eventually garnered the support of the IBT, Central States, and a range of elected representatives. TDU helped initiate this effort in 2014.

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