What’s At Stake at the Teamster Convention?

January 30, 2006: Hoffa is trying to block all opposition candidates from getting on the ballots. Will your local elect delegates who will nominate the Tom Leedham Slate and give members a choice?

Pension Reform
Hundreds of thousands of Teamsters have had their benefits cut under Hoffa. Will your delegates support reforms to hold pension trustees accountable to the members?

Strong Contracts, Not Dues Waste
Will your delegates vote to eliminate multiple salaries for Teamster officials and dedicate the savings to organizing the nonunion competition and fighting for strong contracts?

No Dues Hikes
Will your delegates vote to require a membership vote on future increase to the dues formula?

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