How to Phonebank When Members Screen Their Calls

David Levin
Labor Notes
March 07, 2014

Teamsters in Rhode Island stunned the union old guard and took back their statewide local from entrenched incumbents last fall.

Two weeks into their new term, Local 251’s reform leaders had cut officer salaries by $300,000 a year, members were choosing their stewards and bargaining committees, and more than 110 stewards turned out to the local’s first steward seminar.

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