Bloomberg Law
Oct. 8, 2021, 6:33 PM

Top Teamsters Official Faces Discipline for Defying Suspension

Andrew Wallender
Andrew Wallender

An International Brotherhood of Teamsters vice president faces a fresh round of sanctions after an independent monitor found that he threatened union members and violated the terms of a two-year suspension from his union leadership positions.

The opinion, obtained by Bloomberg Law, concludes a nearly 20-month period of hearings over charges brought against International Vice President Rome Aloise. The union’s former Independent Investigations Officer Joseph E. diGenova filed the initial charges in February 2020.

Aloise, an ally of Teamsters President Jim P. Hoffa, now faces a range of potential sanctions that could include expulsion from the union or even ...