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  • General President Hoffa Closes His Final Convention June 24, 2021
    On Thursday evening, Jim Hoffa brought down the Convention gavel for the final time as he closed his final convention as General President of the Teamsters Union. Speakers throughout the 30th International Convention thanked Hoffa for his leadership during his time with the Teamsters Union.  The Convention highlighted the historic career of Hoffa and honored his […]
  • Teamsters Local 2 Leader Foley Elected President of Montana AFL-CIO June 24, 2021
    (BUTTE, Mont.) – Teamsters Local 2 Secretary-Treasurer Erin Foley today was elected President of the Montana AFL-CIO, which represents more than 50,000 unionized workers in the Big Sky State, the organization announced. Born and raised in a strong union family, Foley is a graduate of Montana Tech and became a Teamster in 2010 while working […]
  • Constitutional Changes at Teamsters Convention June 24, 2021
    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 […]
  • Teamsters Pass Landmark Resolution to Build Worker Power at Amazon June 24, 2021
    (WASHINGTON) – On Thursday, delegates of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters voted overwhelmingly to formalize a resolution to address Amazon’s exploitation of its employees, contractors and employees of contractors by committing all levels of the union to unite with core platforms of member engagement, worker and community engagement, antitrust enforcement and policy reform, and global solidarity. The resolution […]
  • Teamsters Pass Amazon Resolution June 24, 2021
    At the 30th International Convention, Teamsters from all levels of the union—the International Union, Joint Councils and local unions—voted to pass an historic resolution on Amazon.  The resolution sets forth a unified approach to mobilizing the union and engaging Teamster members. It resolves to maintain standards in Teamster core industries against the threat posed by Amazon […]
  • Buttigieg Thanks Teamsters for Playing Essential Role June 24, 2021
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg praised the leadership of the Teamsters during the final day of the union’s 30th International Convention and said he looks forward to working to implement changes that will upgrade the nation’s transportation networks in the years to come. “Our transportation system is the backbone of our economy, and Teamsters play an […]
  • Candidates for International Union Office June 23, 2021
    The following Teamsters have been nominated for International Union Office (candidates listed alphabetically): Candidates for General President Sean O’Brien, Local 25 Steve Vairma, Local 455 Candidates for General Secretary-Treasurer Ron Herrera, Local 396 Fred Zuckerman, Local 89 Candidates for Vice President At-Large Nina Bugbee, Local 332 Juan Campos, Local 705 Joan Corey, Local 25 James […]
  • Delegates Honor Hoffa as General President Emeritus June 23, 2021
    At the 30th International Convention, Teamster delegates overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the union’s Constitution making James P. Hoffa the General President Emeritus alongside his father, James R. Hoffa.  James R. Hoffa is already recognized as the union’s General President Emeritus in the Constitution, and delegates overwhelmingly approved language adding “and James P. Hoffa” to the […]
  • Walsh Tells Teamsters He Stands With Workers June 23, 2021
    U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh greeted Teamsters during the second day of the union’s 30th International Convention, telling attendees that workers are an integral part of the Biden administration’s efforts to improve the lives of Americans. Noting his own membership in the Laborers’ Union and his past stint as head of the Boston Building Trades, Walsh […]
  • Disaster Relief and Honoring Roy Gillespie at Teamsters Convention June 23, 2021
    On Wednesday afternoon, the 30th Convention looked back on the recent natural disasters that have tragically gripped our country and how the Teamsters have been on the frontlines after each and every one.  Local 991 member Jerry Julian recounted how his union was there for him after his home in the Florida panhandle was destroyed by […]

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