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Chicago Teamsters Patronage Scandal

Hoffa-Hall Vice President John Coli is under fire for turning the Teamsters Union in Chicago into a family business.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Local 727 is funneling millions to a law practice run by Coli’s son. 

Leaked Email Exposes Hoffa’s Support for Pension Cuts

A leaked email from the Central States Pension Fund Director obtained by TDU blasts Hoffa for pretending to oppose pension cut legislation that he actually supports.

How We'll Beat Hoffa

May 20, 2015:  Hoffa has won re-election three times.  Here’s why Hoffa will be beat in 2016. Hoffa has won re-election three times, including  the 2011 election with 60 percent of the vote.  But the key indicators point to a different  outcome this time. Here’s why Hoffa will be  beat in 2016. From Division to Unity   In the last IBT election, two opposition candidates  ran against Hoffa, splitting the vote.   This time, opposition...

How Hoffa Fueled the Pension Crisis

May 20, 2015: Nearly 400,000 Teamsters and retirees are threatened with pension cuts. How Hoffa helped put the hit on their retirement. Nearly 400,000 Teamsters and retirees in the Central States Pension Plan are threatened with the worst pension cuts in Teamster history. So are thousands more in some local plans in New York, New Jersey and Western Pennsylvania. Long before Congress passed pension cut legislation in December, the Hoffa administration helped pave the way for this disaster.   Passing the Buck   The Hoffa administration tries...

Pension Fund says Hoffa’s Kroger Deal is Illegal

May 7, 2015: The Central States Pension Fund has decisively rejected a proposed deal between the Hoffa administration and the Kroger Co which would pull all Kroger Teamsters out of the fund, without even paying the required withdrawal penalty. In a letter to the IBT and Kroger, Central States Director Thomas Nyhan pointedly reminds them that federal law requires cash payment of withdrawal liability before an employer can pull out of a union pension fund....
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