Teamsters Convention Sets Up Union Elections this Fall

The Teamsters will be involved in the general election and the presidential election for its union. Enough prior votes have forced another vote for either incumbent President Jim Hoffa or his challenger Fred Zuckerman.

Incumbent, Hoffa, has raised the current strike fund to $150 million. Challenger, Zuckerman, was unsuccessful in starting strike benefit payments.

The Teamsters directly vote for all of its top offices.

The Teamsters say it has organized more than 300,000 new workers in 10 years and Americans want to be Teamsters.

Source: PAI