WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement regarding the withdrawal of charges by the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) against General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall.
By letter, dated Feb.17, 2017, the IIO determined "that Mr. Hall did not play a personal role in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters' noncompliance…with document requests." Accordingly, the IIO withdrew his Oct. 31, 2016 recommendation of charges against General Secretary-Treasurer Hall.
"I said at the time that the charges were unjustified and ill-conceived," Hall said. "I appreciate the support that I've received from my brothers and sisters throughout the union and look forward to continuing our work together for the next five years."
Galen Munroe (202) 624-6911
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SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters