There will be one fewer International VP elected from the Central Region next year, and one additional one in the Western Region, according to IBT figures released on October 8.Read more
Steve Vairma was handpicked by Jim Hoffa and Rome Aloise to run for General President. Yet, Vairma and his slate have spent the last six months trying to distance themselves from Hoffa and his failed policies.Read more
TDU will hold a national zoom call on Sunday, Aug. 23 for Teamsters who are volunteering to elect the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United Slate.Read more
Rome Aloise is like the cat with nine lives—but eventually, the cat gets to number nine. Is Aloise closing in?Read more
Today the Election Supervisor for the IBT election approved a system for candidates and slates to obtain Accreditation Petition Signatures on-line. The on-line system is not yet operative, but is expected to be operational with the next several days.Read more
The President of Teamsters Canada and the top leadership in Canada have formed a “Team Canada” slate for the 2021 IBT election. The slate consists of the current three elected Canadian leaders on the General Executive Board (GEB): Teamsters Canada President Francois LaPorte, and International VPs Stan Hennessy and Craig McInnis.Read more
At the 1991 IBT Convention, Teamsters won the right to vote on all supplements and riders to the national contract. Prior to that time, there were no votes on regional supplements, which means that a Teamster in California could vote to ratify a supplement in New Jersey, and vice versa. Employers with national contracts used it to divide and conquer Teamsters members.Read more
TDU is building a campaign war chest to win new leadership and a new direction for our union.
Our Teamster Election Raffle is raising funds to
- Eliminate the Two-Thirds Rule on contract votes.
- Oppose contract givebacks and pension cuts
- Support the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United Slate
- Protect members' right to vote in fair union elections
- Help members run for Convention Delegates
$10 for 1 Ticket, or 5 Tickets for $20
First Prize: $1,000
Second Prize: $500
Third Prize: $100
Drawing will be held and winners will be announced on Monday, September 7.
Only current dues-paying Teamsters may donate to the TDU Teamster Election Fund. Retirees and others can donate to the Education and Legal Defense Fund (TRF).Become a volunteer