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Supreme Court: Teamsters local isn't on hook for $2M HQ build, lease deal, because members didn't OK contract
The Illinois Supreme Court says a builder can't force a local chapter of the Teamsters to pay a $2 million judgment for breaching the contract under which the builder built and leased the union a new headquarters, because one of the union's officers executed the deal without the consent of the membership, voiding the contract with the builder.
Appeals court: Teamsters local still owes $2M for revoked lease after absorbing troubled local; boss Coli off hook
A local Teamsters union must still pay about $2 million to the landlord of its previous headquarters, after an appellate court found its lease agreement was valid even though the local president didn’t follow proper protocol in executing the agreement.