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Rail Teamsters Vote Teamsters United

Fred Zuckerman and Teamsters United campaigned on a platform of fighting job elimination, outsourcing, and fighting for safety for rail workers and the public. Rail Teamsters responded.

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Carhaulers Say No to Concessions & Hoffa

Carhaulers turned their anger at concessionary bargaining, weak grievance panels and a lack of organizing into an overwhelming vote for Fred Zuckerman and Teamsters United

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Freight Teamsters Want New Leadership

Freight Teamsters and UPS Freight Teamsters want strong union leadership that will rebuild Teamster power in trucking—and the numbers showed they voted overwhelmingly for Fred Zuckerman and Teamsters United.

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Airline Teamsters Vote Teamsters United

Airline Teamsters made their voices heard, calling for change at the highest level of our union.

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Teamsters United For a Strong UPS Contract

The majority of UPS Teamsters voted against Hoffa-Hall. That gives us leverage in the next contract negotiations and Teamsters United will be there to use it.

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Vote No Strikes Back

Three years ago, Hoffa-Hall hit UPS Teamsters with contract givebacks and sparked the Vote No movement. In 2016, the Vote No movement struck back, delivering an overwhelming vote for Teamsters United.

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Pension Fight Continues

Over the past three years, Teamsters and their families built a grassroots campaign for pension justice. We organized in large numbers, we showed the country that Teamsters were facing an unfair deal, and we beat back proposed cuts to the Central States Pension Fund.

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Vote Turnout Is No Accident

Low turnout helped Hoffa win a squeaker. But the results showed the formula for boosting turnout and winning the next election.

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Overpaid & Out of Touch

Chicago Joint Council 25 bigwigs Becky Strzechowski and John Coli are some of the Teamster officials at the top of this year's $200,000 Club in the current issue of Teamster Voice. Find out who else made it on the list.

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UPS Freight Contract - Available Now

The 2018-2023 Contract is now available for Teamster members. Printed books will be available from locals in the coming months.

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

As the country honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we remember his often ignored contributions to the labor movement. Dr. King understood the ties between labor rights and civil rights. He gave his life while supporting striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee. He spoke firmly against right-to-work laws, saying that “in our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as ‘right to work.’ It is a law to rob us of our civil rights and job rights.”

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