St Louis Teamsters Learn Truck Safety Rights

February 21, 2014: Over sixty Teamsters attended a February 15 meeting near St. Louis to hear Paul Taylor, lead attorney for the Truckers Justice Center, speak on truck safety issues.

Pete Camarata, Who Fought Fellow Teamsters for Reforms, Dies at 67

The New York Times

In 1976, Frank Fitzsimmons, president of the Teamsters, struck a defiant note in a speech at the union’s convention in Las Vegas. “To those who say it is time to reform this organization, and it’s time officers stopped selling out the members,” he said, “I say to them, ‘Go to hell.’ ”

TDU Convention: Mike Grady, "I'll Be There."

"I'll be in Cleveland for my first TDU Convention. I'm excited to be able to soak it all in. I plan to learn a lot while I'm there."
Mike Grady, Columbus Transport
Local 135

Save the Date: 2015 TDU Convention

The 2015 Convention opens at 1 pm on Friday, October 23 with educational programs, followed by an evening banquet and program. Saturday and Sunday feature some 15 workshops, as well as: craft meetings, programs on the fight for pensions, the 2016 IBT election, and lots more.

TDU Moving Ahead In 2014

January 3, 2014: TDU members are working to make real changes in the direction of our union, starting in our shops and locals and right up to changing the IBT leadership.

Stuff Your Stocking with Teamster Reform

Give your favorite Teamster brother or sister or family member the gift of Teamster reform. Check out the latest gear, literature and other goodies in the TDU Store.

Happy Thanksgiving

TDU wishes you and your family a good Thanksgiving. We're thankful you're a part of this movement for dignity on the job and a stronger, more democratic union.


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