Skip to comments.The Teamsters Have Asked the Federal Government to Back Off
Posted on 06/18/2014 1:47:15 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
This month, the union asked a federal court in New York City to end 25 years of federal oversight, raising the eyebrows of federal prosecutors and union democracy activists alike.
In a letter written on June 4, a union lawyer declared it time for the Teamsters to reclaim control of their unions affairs. Union leadership maintains that the mob influence and corruption that prompted the federal oversight in the first place is gone and others agree.
The Teamsters today is a far cry from the union of the past when there was substantial gangster infiltration and questionable loans made from the Teamster pension fund," Gary Chaison, a professor of industrial relations at Clark University, told VICE News. "Todays union may be headed by a Hoffa this one the son of the original Jimmy Hoffa but it has shown itself to be a typical general union, willing to organize everyone but not quite capable of always doing so.
The unions principle internal dissident group, Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU), sees things differently. The federal oversight does little to prevent General President James Hoffa Jr. or other officers from going about their day-to-day duties, according to TDU organizer Ken Paff.
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” Union leadership maintains that the mob influence and corruption that prompted the federal oversight in the first place is gone”
So now they are just corrput, pieces of shiite.
Aww. Their Fronkensteen monster has shown that they never controlled it, and now they’re scared.
Union leadership maintains that the mob influence and corruption that prompted the federal oversight in the first place is gone
That is true. They moved into local and Federal government positions.
However, they were replaced by their kids, so...
My dad was a Teamster. He told me the Teamsters is controlled by communists and socialists.
“That’s a nice little government you got going there... wouldn’t want anything to happen to it...”
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