Rank and File Trade Union Activity and the Upcoming Teamsters Election (Part 1)

Posted November 1, 2021

Fred Zuckerman (left) and Sean O’Brien (right)

Joining us this week is Andy — a rank and file Teamster, public transit worker, member of the Tempest Magazine collective, and Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) member — and Hank — a rank and file Teamster, worker at UPS, and TDU member. In this episode we discuss rank and file union organizing, the challenges and opportunities the upcoming Teamsters election presents, and Teamsters for a Democratic Union.

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This is part one of a two part series. In the next episode we will talk with Gabriella a rank and file Teamster, TDU member, and UPS worker.