Re-Elect 251 United Action

On October 4, every member will be mailed a ballot to elect our local union officers.

Come out to the Nominations Meeting on Saturday, September 24 at 10 am at the Union Hall.

Re-elect the 251 United Action slate when you get your ballot.



Teamster Bully Tries to Rig Local 251 Election With Phony Charges

For the second time, a Teamster strongman from outside Local 251 is trying to control how you vote in YOUR union. 


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251 United Action Stops Dues Waste

Members elected 251 United Action to end years of dues waste. And the 251 United Action delivered.

When we took office, Local 251 had $696,679 in net assets. Today, our union has $962,118. That’s a 38% increase in net assets.

We cut the bloated salaries that the former officers and agents were paying themselves.

We sold the cars and cell phones that Bairos and Croce bought for themselves and other officials using your dues money.

We used the savings to hire a full-time organizer to build our membership and organize the nonunion competition. And we hired a legislative director to give members a voice in the State House.

Now that we’ve rebuilt the treasury, the former officials are trying to take back over the union. But members are not going back.


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We're Voting 251 United Action

 tyler-marshall.jpgHonest Union Leaders

“When Kevin Reddy. Joe Bairos and Linda Russolino were in office, the union just took our money and did nothing for members at Rhode Island Hospital. Management is as bad as ever, but at least now we have union leaders who are honest and try to help the members.”

  Ty Marshall, Jr., Rhode Island Hospital

brian-palmer-freight-sm.jpg Fight Concessions & Rebuild Power in Freight

“Under Hoffa, Bairos and Croce, the national master freight contract got taken apart. We took major concessions. Now they are asking for my vote? Over my dead body. I'm voting United Action."

  Brian Palmer, ABF

nick-orabona-web.jpgStanding Up to UPS

“For the first time, UPS Teamsters have Union Reps that are in our corner. Management doesn't like it and neither do Hoffa, O'Brien or Joe Bairos. Well too bad. We're voting United Action."

 — Nick Orabona, UPS


paul-macateer-cardi-200w.jpgUnited Action Fights for Construction Members

“Previously, our jobs were given away. Now we have a union that fights for us in construction. We need leadership and support from our union like we have in United Action!”

 — Paul Macateer, Cardi Construction


mike-trudeau-web.jpgUnion Reps that Back Us

“We didn’t vote for them in the local election but from day one, the United Action team has fought for us at McLaughlin and Moran. Joe Bairos came to an arbitration as a company witness against us! We’re voting for union reps that side with the members, not the company.”

 Mike Trudeau, McLaughlin & Moran


 Re-Electing United Action & Voting Hoffa Out

“We cleaned house in Local 251. We need to keep it that way, and clean house in the International too. I’m voting to re-elect 251 United Action and supporting Fred Zuckerman and Teamsters United.”

 — Carissa Paolino, UPS