LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unqualified show of support, James Hoffa, General President and Ken Hall, General Secretary-Treasurer of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, pledged to the Independent Pilots Association that "if a strike is necessary, we will not cross your lines, but will stand with you on them."

This commitment from Hoffa and Hall came in a letter to IPA President, Captain Robert Travis. "The International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 250,000 workers at United Parcel Service," said Captain Travis. "This unflinching support from the Teamsters on the eve of our strike vote is exactly what UPS needs to see – we all stand together in support of a new pilot contract."
Teamsters Vow To Stand With UPS Pilots On Picket Lines If The... -- LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --