Confronted with the largest public health and economic crisis in modern American history, Congress on March 27 appropriately provided trillions of dollars to help put workers, businesses and state and local governments on a path to withstand the massive economic shock waves they are facing. But more action is needed.
Protect Pensions Now
Our friends at the Pension Rights Center make compelling arguments for why Congress must protect pensions with the next stimulus legislation.
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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.