International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James Hoffa placed Union Local 747, the bargaining agent for pilots at several US regional and smaller cargo and charter airlines, into an "emergency trusteeship," alleging financial impropriety by some senior union officials at the unit and failure to properly represent affiliated pilots. According to a letter from Hoffa posted on the IBT website, the union "is in danger of losing certification" at several of the carriers that have been ...

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