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James P. Hoffa

Teamsters General President Hoffa meets with striking US Foods workers in Severn

Teamsters General President Hoffa meets with striking US Foods workers in Severn

James P. Hoffa shook hands with striking workers at US Foods in Severn, fell into step with several on the picket line, then hung a sign around his neck that read: "Wall Street Greed Destroys The American Dream."

Hoffa, general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, brought a message of solidarity on Monday to members of two Teamsters locals that went on strike nearly three weeks ago.

The locals representing about 180 warehouse workers, truck drivers and mechanics say US Foods bargained in bad faith about its decision to close the Anne Arundel County facility in June. The company, which announced tentative plans to close the warehouse last June,...

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