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    Taking A Stand!!!

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    Default Destroying a Local Union in Order to Save It?

    July 25, 2014: Less than 90 days from their election, Hoffa is threatening to trustee and merge a New York City local to try to stop members from voting incompetent officials out of office.

    The International Union is threatening to merge or trustee New York Local 584, to try to prevent an election that a reform team, Local 584 Members First, is poised to win.

    Local 584 represents “milk men”— drivers and production workers who deliver milk to supermarkets, corner stores and public schools—as well as other food and beverage Teamsters.

    For years, being a dairy Teamster has been a route to the middle class with members making $25 to $30 an hour with union pensions. Now, the largest employer in the industry is trying to make that a thing of the past.
    Destroying a Local Union in Order to Save It? | Teamsters for a Democratic Union

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    Obscurity has no heroes.

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    Default Re: Destroying a Local Union in Order to Save It?

    Being in a trusteed local myself, this surprises me not at all. Hoffa just wants everyone to him and keep to all the BS and rumors his administration out.

 

 

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