Willie Smith Gets One Year

Independent Review Officer Barbara Jones has issued a final decision on the penalty for charges faced by Hoffa's right hand man. 

wc-smith-bunnies-fb-thumb.jpgEffective immediately, Willie C. Smith III is suspended without pay from his job as Executive Assistant to the General President. He may not serve in any capacity with the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund. Smith is prohibited in the future from serving as a trustee in connection with any trusteeship imposed on any Local.

Willie C. Smith III netted $324,131 in 2016 as reported in LM-2 forms provided by various Teamster affiliates.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Team Canada IBT Slate is Accredited

The two IBT vice presidents from Canada and the president of Teamsters Canada have petitioned among Canadian Teamsters to accredit the Team Canada Slate in the IBT Election.  Yesterday the Election Supervisor reported that they submitted 8,156 petition signatures, far more than the needed number of 2,807 in Canada.

Fighting for Our Future at the TDU Convention

Hundreds of Teamsters made organizing plans, set our movement’s direction, and elected our TDU leadership for the coming year at the first (and hopefully last!) online TDU Convention.

View More News Posts