February 18, 2010: TDU members are coming together across the country to get educated and work together for union power.
A bad economy and Hoffa’s weak leadership have meant weak contracts, benefit cuts and less job security.
Five challenges our union must meet to turn things around.
January 18, 2010: Will 2010 be better than 2009? Let’s hope so. Thankfully, Teamster members are coming together from across our union to organize for positive change.
Are you satisfied with the direction our union is headed in? Teamsters are uniting across our union to change course and rebuild Teamster Power in 2010.
December 28, 2009: Members are uniting for change in Puerto Rico under the banner Teamsters Making the Difference.
December 26, 2009: For two years, UPS management has tried to stop Teamsters in Lumberton, North Carolina from distributing Convoy. This summer, the rank-and-file members of Local 391 won a victory that strengthens the rights of all members to read and distribute TDU literature at work.
December 22, 2009: At the beginning of 2009, the head of Local 896 tried to merge his 3,000 members into Local 848—a local with a history of bargaining substandard contracts for SoCal beverage Teamsters.
December 18, 2009: For years, Jim Santangelo ruled Joint Council 42 with an iron fist. But when Santangelo used union resources to settle a sexual harassment suit against him, hundreds of members organized and forced him to resign.
For over three decades, hundreds of thousands of Teamsters have turned to Convoy Dispatch as the most reliable source of news about what’s really happening in our union.
December 7, 2009: In a speech at the TDU Convention, Butch Lewis talked about what it will take to get our union on the right track.