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Constitutional Changes at Teamsters Convention


At the Teamsters Union’s Convention, delegates meet to engage in the work of the union. One of the most important aspects of the Convention is amending the union’s Constitution. On the second day of the 30th International Convention, delegates passed several amendments.

General President Jim Hoffa and General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall are co-chairs of the Constitution Committee, which met in the days leading up to the Convention to propose, debate and vote on whether amendments come to the floor of the Convention for a vote. 

These amendments cover a diverse range of issues, from general housekeeping such as deleting outdated language, to much more important issues facing the union and its members. 

Delegates approved the following amendments: