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Reports from the Independent anti-corruption Officers

The Teamster anti-corruption officers --  the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) and Independent Review Officer (IRO) – issue regular reports to members. You can see their most recent reports, dated March 17, 2022, and July 25, 2022, on the IBT website.

Lame-Duck IBT Leadership Appoints Tony Andrews to Replace Aloise

The IBT General Executive Board (GEB) has approved the recommendation by James Hoffa to appoint Tony Andrews as International VP for the Western Region, over the dissent of president-elect Sean O’Brien and nearly half of the GEB members.

Rome Aloise Permanently Banned from the Teamsters

Judge Barbara Jones issued a decision today in which Rome Aloise is “permanently barred from the Teamsters and is permanently enjoined from participating in union affairs.”   The decision takes effect on January 31, 2022. Aloise has resigned as International VP effective December 31.

Justice Delayed – The Rome Aloise Saga

Although Rome Aloise was found guilty on all three counts on October 7, he continues to draw $300,000+ in Teamster salaries as he awaits his sentencing hearing. Now, that sentencing hearing has been postponed from November 12 until December 3.

Rome Aloise Found Guilty on All Counts

Rome Aloise, the self-described “creator of the Vairma slate” was found guilty on all three counts against him today by Judge Barbara Jones, the Independent Review Officer (IRO) of the Teamsters Union. Read the judge's decision here. 

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