25 Apr, 2012, 03:50 ET
Seventeen-Year Staff Member Brings More than 35 Years of Experience to Position
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa announced the appointment of Fred McLuckie to director of the union's Department of Federal Legislation and Regulation today. McLuckie formerly served as the legislative director prior to this appointment.
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McLuckie started with the Teamsters Union 17 years ago when he was hired as a legislative representative. He brought with him 18 years of experience on Capitol Hill where he served as chief of staff to a member of Congress and as a professional staff member of the Subcommittee on Labor Standards, Health and Safety in the U.S. House of Representatives.
As director of the department, McLuckie will oversee all legislative and regulatory initiatives and lobbying activities for the Teamsters Union.
"Fred has served the Teamsters Union with distinction for the last 17 years and will do an outstanding job as director of our Department of Federal Legislation and Regulation," Hoffa said. "His experience and knowledge are tremendous assets and he will continue to excel at what he does best – representing our members by fighting for their rights in the halls of Congress."
Founded in 1903, the Teamsters Union represents 1.4 million hardworking men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Visit www.teamster.org for more information. Follow us on Twitter @TeamsterPower.
SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters
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