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Facing Ouster from Teamsters, Rome Aloise Tries To Steal the Election in Local 948

Even with one foot out the door for racketeering, Rome Aloise is still retaliating against members and trying to rig Teamster elections: this time in Northern California Local 948.

Rome is Burning

Time is running out for disgraced IBT Vice President Rome Aloise. He will appear before Judge Barbara Jones in a hearing on April 6. The architect of the Vairma-Herrera campaign is expected to be suspended or barred for life from the Teamsters. 

Teamsters to Get New Independent Investigations Officer

The IBT will soon have a new independent officer in charge of investigating internal union corruption. Robert D. Luskin has been selected for the next five-year term as Independent Investigations Officer (IIO), replacing Joseph di Genova, a long-time Hoffa appointee.

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.

Hoffa and Vairma Vote to Green Light Corruption

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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