Teamsters

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Teamsters
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Founded 1903
Members 1.4 million (2004)
Country United States
Affiliation Change to Win Federation
Key people James P. Hoffa, president
Office location Washington, D.C.
Website www.teamsters.org

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (also just called the Teamsters) is an American labor union of truck drivers. With over 1.4 million members, it is one of the largest unions in the United States.

History[change | change source]

The Teamsters was founded in 1903, when most packages and other goods were delivered by a team of horses or oxen.