International Brotherhood of Teamsters

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International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Members1.4 million (2004)
CountryUnited States
AffiliationChange to Win Federation
Key peopleJames P. Hoffa, president
Office locationWashington, D.C.

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (also just called the Teamsters) is an American labor union of truck drivers, airline workers, food processors, graphic designers, police officers, and other employees.[1][2] 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Trades | Teamsters Trade Divisions and Conferences". Teamsters JC 42. Retrieved 2020-11-14.
  2. "Teamsters Stand with Law Enforcement Officers". International Brotherhood of Teamsters. 2019-05-15. Retrieved 2020-11-14.