The Teamster Election Supervisor has ordered a new Convention Delegate election in Southern California Local 572 after investigators found that employers illegally backed the slate led by Hoffa’s running mate Rick Middleton.
Fred Zuckerman's Zuckerman-Bolton Slate won 18 delegates and 18 alternates in a 2 to 1 victory last night. After the count, Fred thanked everyone for voting and urged all members to unite and "join the movement so we can defeat Hoffa and rid the Teamsters of his failed leadership once and for all. Together, we will rebuild our great union!" Congratulations to Local 89 members.
The 509 VOICE slate won all five delegates and two alternates in South Carolina Local 509 today, a statewide local. They defeated the incumbent slate, including 15-year incumbent and Joint Council 9 President L.D. Fletcher. "Our local union officers win when members are scared and quiet,” said John Collins who was elected a Convention Delegate. “We were able to break that shell to let members know their voices can be heard.”
Teamster mechanics at United Airlines have voted by 93% to reject management’s final offer and authorize the IBT to move to strike. Teamsters United stands with them.
Ken Hall told UPSers they weren’t going to pay $90, $9, or 9 cents for their healthcare. But UPSers in the new Teamsters Western Region & Local 177 Health Care Plan are paying a heavy price for inferior healthcare in the form of a lower pension when they retire.
No matter how much damage Hoffa has done to the members, Philadelphia Local 623 officers have stood by their man. But fearing a membership backlash in a local election year, not a single officer or Hoffa-Hall supporter had the courage to run in the Local 623 race for Convention Delegate.
The Election Supervisor has rejected the Hoffa-Hall Campaign’s latest effort to deny members a choice in the International Union election.
Fred Zuckerman announced his candidacy for Teamster General President on a national conference call with Teamsters United campaign volunteers.
Louisville Locomotive Engineer, activist and folk musician John Paul Wright supports Teamsters United in his song, "Hoffa, You Gotta Go!" Listen here.
Pictured: Benny Hernandez (L) Abel Garcia (R) petitioning to accredit Teamsters United in July.
Members of Local 186 on the California coast have voted to take back their union, with the election of Abel Garcia as Secretary-Treasurer and Benny Hernandez as President.
Some 150 Teamsters from nearly a dozen locals came out to the Teamsters United Hog Roast in Fort Wayne Indiana, hosted by Local 414’s Teamsters United for Change Delegate Slate.