Teamsters attending the 28th International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention can add to their autograph collections on Thursday as brother and boxer Micky Ward holds an autograph-signing session. A former WBU light welterweight champion, Ward’s story was featured in last year’s Oscar Award-winning film, “The Fighter.” As a proud member of Teamsters Local 25, he can expect a rapt audience.
(LAS VEGAS) – Delegates to the 28th International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention unanimously approved a resolution to prosecute chief executives and other Wall Street players responsible for the global financial crisis of 2008.
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.
UAW President Bob King tells the Convention that his union will stand with the Teamsters in the fight to protect carhaul jobs.
Patti Cirigliano, whose husband Brian was killed in the Hartford Distributors shooting, and Chris Roos, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 1035 in Hartford.
Ohio Rep. Steve LaTourette, a Republican who has shown that the interests of the middle class are his interests.
Teamsters who suffered tragedies in the past year – their loved ones murdered in Hartford, their homes lost in the Joplin tornado – will receive donations from their brothers and sisters from the passing of the hat at the 28th Convention on Wednesday.
(LAS VEGAS) – Mansour Osanloo, President of the Tehran Bus Workers’ Union, was honored today by delegates to the 28th International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention, who unanimously approved a resolution making him an honorary member of the Teamsters Union.