Last night, around the corner from the marble palace, the Teamster General President Candidates Forum took place featuring General President Candidate Fred Zuckerman and Hoffa stand-in Ken Hall.
UPS is making record profits under the contract negotiated by Hoffa-Hall. But UPS Teamsters in the Southwest got healthcare cuts and a lower pension.
Download the new leaflet that explains the healthcare and pension cuts for UPSers in the Southwest.
On August 22 contract ballots will be mailed to all carhaulers, and on that same date Teamsters United will hold a national contract conference call, to report new information, hear reports from the field, and discuss contract issues.
The Carhaul Division met with local union officers this afternoon in Romulus, Mich. to present a new proposed tentative agreement. Read the proposed contract here and register for our national conference call to talk it over on Saturday afternoon.
Hoffa-Hall running mate Brian Buhle has been fined by the Election Supervisor after two of his goons threatened to mash a member’s head in at the Teamster Convention.
The National Carhaul Division has announced another tentative agreement, to be presented to Local Union officers on August 4.
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Positive changes to the Teamster Constitution were rejected out of hand by the Hoffa-dominated Teamster Convention this past week. In fact, most of them were not even allowed to be heard by the delegates.
Hoffa-Hall supporters booed and shouted down a freight Teamster who spoke out at the Teamster Convention for International Union leadership that looks like the membership.
Teamsters United leaders proudly joined our brothers and sisters at the Teamster Convention raising over $1.4 million for a new Heroin Awareness center co-founded by the head of Akron Local 24.
Fred Zuckerman’s action plan to improve strike benefits is paying off for Teamster members.
The Treasury Department has rejected the Central States application for pension cuts in a huge victory for 260,000 Teamster retirees. In rejecting the pension cut plan, the Treasury Department cited the arguments put forward by Fred Zuckerman on December 7, 2015 calling on the Treasury Department to reject the cuts.
Carhaulers who have been without a contract since August may wonder what IBT Carhaul Director Kevin Moore is up to.
Instead of bargaining a contract, Moore is in Los Angeles, campaigning for a Hoffa Vice President who was caught rigging a convention delegate election.