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Is Hoffa Raising Road Drivers' Dues?

April 24, 2009: Is the Hoffa administration quietly raising the dues of road drivers without a vote? It looks that way. “We got a pay cut, now our dues go up?! Maybe it’s time Hoffa and his appointees took a cut,” Cliff Roberts, YRC road driver in Local 407, told us. Road drivers in Cleveland Local 407 have just been hit with a big dues hike this month, just three months after hundreds of them...

International Union Reports on Finances, Dropping Membership

April 10, 2009: The LM-2 financial report for the International Union is now available. This report was filed with the U.S. Department of Labor on March 31, and covers the year 2008. A quick review of the report indicates that: The union had a net loss of 22,000 members in 2008. Hoffa and other IBT officers received a substantial raise in salary. The IBT lost $47 million in assets during 2008. Spending exceeded income, there...

Read the International Union Financial Report

April 1, 2009: The LM-2 financial report for the International Union is now available. This report was filed with the U.S. Department of Labor on March 31, and covers the year 2008. A quick review of the report indicates that The union had a net loss of 22,000 members in 2008. Hoffa and other IBT officers received a substantial raise in salary. The IBT lost $47 million in assets during 2008. Spending exceeded income, there...

Hoffa Appointment Means No Women on GEB

March 18, 2009: President Hoffa has named Brad Slawson, Sr. to replace the only woman on our union’s top leadership. Cheryl Johnson, the lone woman on the Teamster General Executive Board, is retiring and has resigned as a Central Region Vice President. Hoffa has appointed Slawson, the principal officer of Minneapolis Local 120, to replace her. The General Executive Board is the highest leadership body in our union. It has 26 members: 25 white men...

Ten Years of Hoffa

January 10, 2009: James Hoffa took office ten years ago, promising to Restore Teamster Power. Instead, we’ve suffered a decade of decline. How can working Teamsters get our union back on track? It’s been ten years since James P. Hoffa took the oath of office as Teamster General President. Instead of delivering the Teamster Power he promised, Hoffa has managed our union through a decade of decline. Hoffa promised “Real 25 & Out Pensions.” He...
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