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New Tip From Mafia Informant Leads FBI To Jimmy Hoffa Hunt
2013-06-18 07:32:47

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, FBI investigators began searching a Michigan field for the remains of Jimmy Hoffa after a tip from 85-year-old Tony Zerilli, the son of former Detroit mob boss Joseph Zerilli, led them to the scene of the apparent crime. Zerilli alerted investigators in January that the former Teamsters boss, 62 at the time of his disappearance, was bound, gagged and struck over the head with a shovel before being buried alive on the...

2013-04-17 16:26:43

Employees Seek Fair Wages, More Affordable Health Care MIAMI, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 16, employees at a UPS Supply Chain Solutions facility in Doral, Fla., voted to join Teamsters Local 769 in Miami. There are 41 workers in the bargaining unit. "It is with great pride that I welcome the newest members of our local," said Mike Scott, President of Local 769 in Miami. "The workers turned to us for help and we look forward to providing them with the...

2013-03-12 16:20:14

New TSA Policy Will Undermine Security of Flying Public and Crew Members WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration's recent decision allowing knives in the aircraft cabin is an outrageous move that will endanger the security of the flying public and the safety of thousands of flight attendants and pilots, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters said today. The Teamsters are part of a growing coalition demanding that the new TSA...

2013-03-04 12:21:02

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CitationAir, the Greenwich, Conn.-based provider of luxury business jet and charter aircraft services, radically altered the work schedules of the company's nearly 230 pilots who are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division, Local 1108. CitationAir is wholly owned by Cessna Aircraft Company, which in turn is wholly owned by Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), a major U.S. defense contractor. The Teamsters and...

2012-09-13 10:28:21

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa Speaks to National Press Club WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa said today in a National Press Club speech that organized labor is the country's last barricade against a Tea Party takeover of the Republican Party that has lurched to the extreme right by inflaming cultural differences and declaring a war on American workers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "We are...

2012-09-10 06:26:31

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James P. Hoffa, president of the Teamsters, will talk about the prospects for the country's workforce and what the government should do to boost American workers, at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon on Sept. 13. Mr. Hoffa, who grew up on picket lines and in union meetings, will address the economy, labor and presidential politics in a speech titled, "Defining Patriotism: Protecting America and the American workforce." (Logo:...

2012-03-09 10:31:00

Letter To Hoffa Acknowledges That Families 'Have Been At Odds In Past' WASHINGTON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa thanked Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for moving an art auction scheduled at Sotheby's Auction House this week to a new venue in support of locked-out Teamster art handlers. He also announced that the historic correspondence between the sons of two adversaries would be preserved in the union's archives at The George Washington...

2011-12-22 13:58:00

Official Statement From General President James Hoffa WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the official statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's final hours of service rule for commercial motor vehicle drivers: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "We said all along that an hours of service rule has to protect highway safety and our truck drivers'...

2011-02-17 14:04:00

Hoffa Issues First Public Statement on the Issue WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today said he opposes the current version of the trade deal with South Korea and will urge Congress to reject it. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The bill is expected to be submitted to Congress soon. "We appreciate President Obama's efforts to renegotiate the deal," Hoffa said. "Though the revised agreement is much...

2010-09-29 15:30:00

Hoffa: We Must Show We Understand the Value of Their Sacrifice WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa applauded the House of Representatives today for passing the James Zagroda 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Hoffa urged the Senate to take up the bill quickly. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The bill (H.R. 847) would provide medical monitoring and...