Chicago Public Radio: Hoffa Allies Oust 2 Chicagoans from Teamsters

May 18, 2010: The international Teamsters board has ousted two of its critics from the helm of a large local in Chicago.

Teamsters Local 743 represents about 11,000 workers.

Two years ago, Richard Berg and Gina Alvarez helped unseat local leaders eventually jailed on corruption charges. That made Berg president and lifted his profile as an opponent of Teamsters leader James P. Hoffa.

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