Dale Varney has drive. The 33-year-old member of Local 483 in Boise, Idaho, is running for a seat in the Idaho House of Representatives. Varney has been a feeder driver at UPS since 2005. He is also an organizer and vice president of the Magic Valley Central Labor Council, all while raising a daughter as a single parent.
“If it wasn’t for the Teamsters Union, I wouldn’t be where I am today. I have a living wage, health insurance and a pension. I’m able to support myself and my daughter. I want others to have that same opportunity,” Varney said.