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Tough Guys, Teamster Power on Day Four Agenda

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.

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.

UAW President Bob King

UAW President Bob King tells the Convention that his union will stand with the Teamsters in the fight to protect carhaul jobs.

Patti Cirigliano

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

Ohio Rep. Steve LaTourette, a Republican who has shown that the interests of the middle class are his interests.


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