Organizing Win at UPS Worldport Shows Power of Credible Strike Threat
March 21, 2023
Almost 200 shuttle drivers at the UPS Worldport hub in Louisville forced their boss to recognize the union in an organizing win that demonstrates the power of a credible strike threat.
Former Local 853 Leader Dennis Hart Charged With Corruption
March 20, 2023
On February 28, the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) of the Teamsters delivered to IBT President Sean O’Brien a comprehensive set of charges against Dennis Hart, the former head of Oakland, California, Local 853. Hart served as the place-holder and puppet for Rome Aloise when Aloise was suspended from office for two years (2018-2020) for corruption, employer pay-offs and rigging a Teamster election.