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2011 IBT Convention Daily Newsletter

Daily Newsletter – Friday, July 1, 2011

Tom Keegel took the stage yesterday to chants of “Keegel! Keegel! Keegel!” by delegates and guests who knew it was the last time they would hear him address a Convention as the Teamsters’ beloved General Secretary-Treasurer.

Daily Newsletter – Thursday, June 30, 2011

Fighting back against escalating attacks by extremist, corporate-backed politicians was the focus of day three of the 28th International Convention. Some of the Teamsters’ most politically active leaders emphasized that it’s essential to raise money to counter the vast resources of anti-worker billionaires and Wall Street CEOs.

Daily Newsletter – Wednesday, June 29, 2011

A union needs strong financial footing to effectively fight back against the myriad forces conspiring to bring down the American labor movement. While corporations have nearly unlimited funds to thwart labor, unions must rely on a strong membership and secure finances. With that in mind, General Secretary-Treasurer Tom Keegel detailed the union’s strong financial position at yesterday’s session of the 28th International Convention.

Daily Newsletter – Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters opened their 28th Convention yesterday with plenty of noise and a new resolve to stand up for the American dream.

Daily Newsletter – Monday, June 27, 2011

The 28th International Convention of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters opens today under the banner of “Vision, Solidarity, Action.”