Tuesday, November 9, 2010

A sad goodbye to Jim Oberstar

One of the most devastating losses suffered by the Teamsters on Nov. 2 was the defeat of Minnesota Democrat Jim Oberstar.

As Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Oberstar was a longtime champion of working people and a staunch Teamster ally. He worked with us on some of our most important issues. He led the fight to return FedEx to the same labor law that all other package delivery companies have to comply with.

Read Jim Hoffa's tribute to Jim Oberstar in the National Journal.