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Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of California Meal-Break Rule

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Federal Judge Slaps Down Hoffa-Hancock Trusteeship

Chicago Local 786 members scored a victory for Teamster democracy today when a federal judge issued an injunction to end the trusteeship of their local and restore the elected leaders to office, effective immediately.

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In a critical test of whether our union leaders can root out corrupt officials who abuse their positions, a narrow majority on the IBT General Executive Board (GEB) voted 12-11 to give a pass to corrupt Teamster power broker Rome Aloise.

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