TEAMSTERS HONOR GENERAL PRESIDENT JIM HOFFA AT JAMES R. HOFFA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND DINNER
LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2022
Hoffa to Retire Just after 23-Yr Profession as Typical President
LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Additional than a thousand attendees joined with each other for the 2022 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund Dinner in Los Angeles to honor Teamsters Typical President Jim Hoffa as he approaches the end of his closing time period as the head of the 1.4 million-member union.
Hoffa announced he was retiring at the stop of his current time period two a long time in the past and leaves the Teamsters Union as the 2nd-longest serving General President with 23 years at the helm. Hoffa was elected by direct-members’ vote 5 periods – 1998, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2016.
“I seem around this place and see the faces of males and women that I have had the honor of performing with for extra than two a long time,” claimed Teamsters Standard President Jim Hoffa. “Alongside one another, we brought this union back again from the brink of monetary spoil. We organized and developed Teamster electrical power through marketplace-top contracts. We saved the pensions of millions of energetic and retired users. And we assisted return the Teamsters to the most impressive union in the globe! Thank you for all you have accomplished for this union.”
Hoffa grew up on picket lines and in union conferences. He is the only son of James R. Hoffa, former Teamsters Typical President (1957-1971). Prior to getting elected Typical President, Hoffa worked as a Teamsters laborer in Detroit and Alaska in the 1960s. He then spent 25 decades as a labor lawyer symbolizing users, local unions and Joint Councils. From 1993 right up until his inauguration as Normal President in 1999, Hoffa served as Administrative Assistant to the President of Joint Council 43 in Michigan.
Hoffa, who leaves behind a powerful legacy as just one of foremost voices in labor this era, officially retires on March 22, 2022 at the close of his time period.
Started in 1999, the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded a lot more than 4,000 college or university scholarships to the sons and daughters of Teamster users.
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