Teamsters United won the majority of the vote from Teamsters in the United States and elected six International Union Vice Presidents in the closest election in Teamster history.
We formed Teamsters United to win new leadership and a new direction for our union. That fight continues.
We are uniting members to fight givebacks and win strong contracts, defend our pensions and benefits, eradicate corruption from our union, and elect leaders in our locals and our International who will fight for the members.
This January, ABF will be the first freight employer to begin contract negotiations and set the industry standard. Teamsters United is coordinating with concerned freight members, stewards and officers to win good contracts at ABF, YRC, Holland, New Penn, and UPS Freight.
The Election Appeals Master issued a ruling today denying members a rerun of the International Union election. Judge Kathleen Roberts declined to overrule the Election Supervisor, saying he could only be overturned for “abuse of discretion” and that the appeal did not meet this high standard.