August 2, 2010: Veteran Twin Cities labor leader Tom Keegel has been at James P. Hoffa's side in the Teamsters union for 12 years.
2011 IBT Election
July 28, 2010: International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James Hoffa has named Ken Hall to be his running mate as general secretary-treasurer for the IBT election in 2011, replacing Thomas Keegel, who recently announced he will retire at the end of his term, the union announced July 23.
July 27, 2010: The reelection campaign of James Hoffa has discarded thousands of accreditation petitions which local officers collected for the Hoffa-Keegel Slate, following Tom Keegel’s July 15 defection from the Hoffa camp.
July 22, 2010: Tom Keegel, IBT Secretary Treasurer, has issued a letter in which he criticizes the direction of the IBT under James Hoffa, and announces that he will not run for reelection.
July 14, 2010: General Secretary Treasurer Tom Keegel will not run for re-election next year, according to reports from members of the General Executive Board and officials close to Keegel.
June 25, 2010: An election is just months away in every Teamster local, including yours, to choose delegates to go to the International Union Convention.
June 2, 2010: Teamsters vice president Fred Gegare will challenge James P. Hoffa next year for the top job at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
The election for IBT General President and General Executive Board starts this year.
A federal Election Supervisor has been named. Election rules will be final by May 1, 2010.
May 2010: Rules issued for the 2010-2011 Delegate and IBT Officer Election.
March 5, 2010: The Election Supervisor has been named for the 2011 election for International Union officers. And proposed Election Rules—which will go into effect on May 1—are now available for comment before they are finalized.