Teamsters United International Union Vice-Presidents Voice of the Members, Not a Rubber Stamp

Members who aren’t in lockstep with Hoffa finally have a voice in our International Union leadership.

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Six Teamsters United leaders have been sworn in as the IBT Vice Presidents for the Central and Southern Regions.

Hoffa still controls 18 of the 24 seats on the General Executive Board, and the three International Union Trustees.

Teamsters who are fed up with corruption, concessions and pension cuts made their voices heard at the ballot box, and now their voices should be heard at the General Executive Board.

“Our job is to be the voice of the members and to report back to them,” said Kim Schultz. “Members want communication and transparency—and that’s what they can expect from us.”

IBT Election Protest Update

In mid-February the Election Supervisor rejected the post-election protests of Teamsters United and Teamsters for Democratic Union. TU and TDU then appealed to the Election Appeals Master (EAM).

One key issue is the huge sum of dues money that the Hoffa administration used to delay the corruption investigations, to benefit the Hoffa-Hall slate.

On March 28, the EAM remanded that issue back to the Election Supervisor for further review.

Teamsters United is moving ahead by organizing to win good contracts, defend members’ benefits and pensions, and help members run for local union office.


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