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Teamster Officers Salary Report

Every year TDU publishes a nonpartisan report on the salaries of Teamster officials and lets members decide who is working hard to earn it—and who may not be. You can download the list here.

Rome On Trial: Aloise Hearing Begins Today

The hearing of disgraced IBT Vice President President Rome Aloise before Judge Barbara Jones begins today. Aloise has been found guilty by more independent Election Supervisors and anti-corruption officers than any other Teamster official. Rome’s latest hearing on racketeering and other charges may well be his last.  

Hoffa Chief of Staff is Out

Hoffa’s Chief of Staff Todd Thompson has been removed from his position after a bizarre incident involving on-the-job drinking, an argument over sharing the couch during a zoom call, a hurled cup, broken glasses, and a police report.

Union Financial Reports Now Available

The 2020 financial reports filed with the Department of Labor by locals, joint councils and the IBT are now available on line; the deadline for filing was March 31.  

Aloise Hearing Starts April 6; Members Can only View in San Francisco

The corruption hearing on the racketeering and corruption charges against Rome Aloise begins on April 6 and will continue for up to nine days, according to Judge Barbara Jones. Aloise is the International Vice President from California who is a serial corruption violator, and the architect of the Vairma-Herrera slate for the IBT office.

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Historic Victories Within Reach This Week

TDU members have organized for decades to completely end the Two-Thirds Rule and increase rank-and-file power in contract negotiations. This week, those changes will become a reality, thanks to united action by the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United coalition.  

The Constitution Committee voted today to recommend that the IBT Convention vote to eliminate the Two-Thirds Rule, require rank-and-file members on all contract negotiating committees, and ban the International from imposing contract supplements and riders that are rejected by the members.

The Showdown over Teamster Rights

The IBT Convention starts this coming Tuesday, June 22, and the fight is on to win major changes to our Teamster Constitution.

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