The Election Appeals Master issued a ruling today denying members a rerun of the International Union election. Judge Kathleen Roberts declined to overrule the Election Supervisor, saying he could only be overturned for “abuse of discretion” and that the appeal did not meet this high standard.

Teamsters United argued that the Hoffa administration delayed corruption proceedings against IBT Vice President Rome Aloise and others to avoid damage to Hoffa-Hall’s reelection campaign. After many delays, Aloise was finally found guilty last week. He will likely be removed from office and expelled from the union.

The Hoffa administration argued that they stonewalled Aloise’s hearing and other corruption investigations to advance the union’s interests and not to help Hoffa-Hall candidates.
Election Appeals Judge Says No to Rerun - Teamsters for a Democratic Union