General President Jim Hoffa wins reelection

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa declared victory in the 2006 Election of International Union Officers.

With a majority of votes counted, Hoffa defeated his challenger by a more than two-to-one margin.

"The members have spoken," Hoffa said. "Together we will continue leading the fight for all working families. We are organizing the unorganized, fighting for health care, good wages and a secure retirement, and holding employers accountable."



© 2006 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen