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Teamsters United Takes the Wheel

Alexandra Bradbury Labor Notes
It’s the first time in almost a quarter-century that a coalition backed by Teamsters for a Democratic Union has taken the driver’s seat in the international union.

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In Wisconsin, the Teamsters Faced a Revolt from Below

Alice Herman In These Times
Sampson and her colleagues ran a campaign to elect a new slate of officials to head the Teamsters local. The slate, which called itself Rebuild 695 and was comprised mostly of Madison Metro Transit employees, came 96 votes short.

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UPS Contract "Ratified"?

Dave Jamieson Huffington Post
UPS Drivers Voted Down Their Union Contract, But The Teamsters Are Ratifying It Anyway

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Organizing Labor’s Left Pole

Chris Brooks Jacobin
As their membership and resources have continued to dwindle, unions are trying to figure out how best to respond to the current moment. With a Trump inauguration fast approaching and the Republicans taking control of the Supreme Court, the United States Congress, a majority of governorships, and over two-thirds of state legislatures, this choice has become even more urgent than it already was.
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