Rome Aloise, IBT International Vice President, has been found guilty of accepting bribes from companies to negotiate “sham” contracts. That is, to not represent the members that provide the means with which to pay his salary. Aloise has been banned from engaging with the union in any capacity for two years.
In California, Silicon Valley is gearing up “send delivery robots onto sidewalks.” And the Teamsters want to build them. And they want to be the only ones allowed to do so. Go figure. Read more here.