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Carhaulers are in the Dark: National Contract Expires May 31

Teamster carhaulers are being kept in the dark about negotiations as the contract expiration date of May 31 fast approaches. The IBT Carhaul Division, headed by Kevin Moore and Roy Gross of Detroit Local 299, has not communicated any plans or asked local unions to hold proposal meetings.

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Rome On Trial: Aloise Hearing Begins Today

The hearing of disgraced IBT Vice President President Rome Aloise before Judge Barbara Jones begins today. Aloise has been found guilty by more independent Election Supervisors and anti-corruption officers than any other Teamster official. Rome’s latest hearing on racketeering and other charges may well be his last.  

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Hoffa Chief of Staff is Out

Hoffa’s Chief of Staff Todd Thompson has been removed from his position after a bizarre incident involving on-the-job drinking, an argument over sharing the couch during a zoom call, a hurled cup, broken glasses, and a police report.

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Union Financial Reports Now Available

The 2020 financial reports filed with the Department of Labor by locals, joint councils and the IBT are now available on line; the deadline for filing was March 31.  

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FAQs on the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Relief Act

What will the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Relief Act mean for Teamster pension funds and for your pension? Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

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TDU Workshop on the Butch Lewis Act - Watch the Videos

Learn the story behind the pension win and get answers to your questions about how the legislation will affect Teamster pensions.

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Aloise Hearing Starts April 6; Members Can only View in San Francisco

The corruption hearing on the racketeering and corruption charges against Rome Aloise begins on April 6 and will continue for up to nine days, according to Judge Barbara Jones. Aloise is the International Vice President from California who is a serial corruption violator, and the architect of the Vairma-Herrera slate for the IBT office.

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Central States 2020 Financial Report Shows: Pension Protection Comes Just in Time

The 2020 financial report of the Central States Pension Fund shows that the passage of the Butch Lewis pension relief act comes just in time to prevent drastic pension cuts, and to protect all earned pensions for decades to come.

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