Winning Disciplinary Grievances- Contract Enforcement Materials
Learn effective strategies for investigating and winning discipline grievances. Learn how to use Just Cause to protect members from unwarranted and excessive discipline.Read more
Former Local 853 Leader Dennis Hart Charged With Corruption
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.
United Auto Workers Members Elect New, Insurgent Leadership!
It's a new day in the United Auto Workers union. Fueled by anger at concessions, corruption, and two-tier deals, members are set to elect Shawn Fain as International Union President in the first one-member, one-vote election in UAW history. Fain is backed by the rank-and-file movement Unite All Workers for Democracy (UAWD).Read more
National TForce Negotiations Kick Off
National negotiations kick off this week for the contract covering around 11,500 Teamsters at TForce.
Building Union Power by Putting Members First
The newly-elected Members First Slate is living up to its name in the 14,000-member Local 135.Read more
UPS Contract Campaign
Wall Street and the company are getting theirs. Teamsters at UPS are coming for ours in the 2023 contract.Read more
How to Organize a Successful Contract Unity Pledge Drive
The UPS contract unity pledge has been a great way to get members fired up about contract negotiations in my local.Read more
Busting Management Myths: Strike Edition
The 1997 UPS strike delivered labor’s biggest victory in decades. For the first time in 25 years, our union is mounting a serious strike threat at UPS again.Read more
Chicago Teamsters Stand Up for Strong Waste Industry Contracts
Rank-and-file members are challenging business-as-usual in Chicago Local 731 and fighting for strong contracts.Read more
Rail Teamsters Organize After Contract Debacle
Rail Teamsters United, a new coalition of rank-and-file Rail Teamsters, is gearing up for their next contract with an in-person Rail Summit in Chicago for BLET and BMWED Teamsters.Read more