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Viewpoint: Winning the Election and Building Rank-and-File Power

TDU is going all-out with the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United campaign to win new leadership for our union. Why TDU will continue as a rank-and-file movement after the election is over.



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Contract Victory and a New Day In Local 96

How Local 96 members took back their local and rebuilt union power, winning a 5-year contract with 14% wage increases.

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Move to Restore Bloated International Officer Salaries Stopped Cold!

At the Teamster Convention, International Vice President Rome Aloise, the architect of the Vairma slate, moved to drastically hike the salaries for top International Union officers.

It came up twice, and both times the move to restore bloated IBT salaries was stopped cold.

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Gearing Up to Win The 2021 Teamster Election

Teamster activists are mobilizing to win new leadership and a new direction for our International Union. TDU members are in it to win it. Every Teamster member will be mailed a ballot to vote for the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United Slate in October.

We need to turn out more than 150,000 votes to be sure to win new leadership. Participation in International Union elections has been on the decline. We’re organizing now to reverse that trend.

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Teamsters Beat Bully Bosses at New York UPS

New York Local 804 shows how our union can stand up to UPS and win.

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Taking Back Our Locals

Teamster members are electing new officers and winning a new direction in their local unions.

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Fighting Givebacks in Grocery

The contracts that cover thousands of Teamster drivers, office clerks, warehouse, manufacturing and dairy workers in the Southern California grocery industry will expire on September 20, 2020.

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Teamster Election Raffle

The Teamster Election Raffle is raising funds to build a campaign war-chest to safeguard our Right to Vote and help win new leadership in 2021.

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Taking Back Our Union, Together

Hoffa is retiring at the end of next year. Members are taking action now to win new leadership and a new direction for our union.

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