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Chicago Truck Drivers Union Club Busy Beaver Button Museum
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CHICAGO TRUCK DRIVERS UNION® (IND.)®1984® ctdu independent unct 1984 MEMBER
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Blue and red banner with white text on illustration of US map with blue text on white background.

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Jansco, Inc, Chicago, Ill. 60630

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The Chicago Truck Drivers Union was unique for maintaining its independence from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters for the entire twentieth century. In the early 1980s the Union was at its peak in terms of membership, representing more than 12,000 members. This membership dwindled by the end of the 1900s however, and the CTDU merged with Teamsters Local 710 in 2000.

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Strahler, Steven R. (2000, November 25). "Unions agree to merge in bid for stronger hand". Chicago Business. Retrieved from https://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20001125/ISSUE01/100015460/union....

 

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CL0597
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