Teamster Essay Contest Announced
Children and dependent grandchildren of Teamster members have until Sept. 30 to enter the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund Essay Contest, which gives higher-education students the opportunity to win a one-time $1,000 award from the union.
This year, applicants are asked to share their thoughts on the following topic: “What would you say to someone who says the following? ‘Unions were important at one time, but we don’t need them anymore.’” Essays should be 500 words or less and type written. Those applying must also fill out an application.