Board members (2) are approved, not selected by Teamsters. They have no say, along with fellow board members, in contract negotiations. These are completely separate entities.
Regardless of who represents or where either party stands, no one will be happy with how these negotiations and vote proceed.
In order to make our demands known, TB is one of the few avenues we communicate nationally. That is tragic with respect to today’s social media. Our inability to unite as a force in one direction shows our apathy and the lack of motivation by our representative body.
What we choose to accept for those who follow, regardless of our personal needs, will tell our story and reflect our commitment.