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LA Port Strike Solidarity Actions Stretch to Georgia, Tides Turning on Misclassification

LA Port Strike Solidarity Actions Stretch to Georgia, Tides Turning on Misclassification
At the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, truck drivers yesterday began a two-day strike to protest poor working conditions, specifically the fact that nearly 90 percent of drayage truckers at the ports are misclassified as independent contractors. The strike could disrupt traffic and force International Longshore Workers Union members to decide if they want to cross a picket line to get to work.
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Though Nearly 10K Stranded Daily, Local Residents Support Striking VT Bus Drivers

Though Nearly 10K Stranded Daily, Local Residents Support Striking VT Bus Drivers
Striking Vermont bus drivers have garnered the support of their community in Chittendon County. The drivers have faced the brunt of cutbacks, being forced to work inordinately long shifts without overtime or extra pay. Management wants business-friendly arbitrators to intervene, but the drivers are holding the line fast.
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Teamsters Unions Striking, Battling Concessions Nationwide

 
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Teamsters Protect Krystle Campbell's Funeral with Human Shield

Teamsters Protect Krystle Campbell's Funeral with Human Shield
Teamsters formed a solid wall on the suburban roadway approaching the church. They stood silent guard as mourners drove slowly by on the way to the 11 a.m. funeral service at St. Joseph's Church in Medford.
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Labor Victory for LA Toll Group Drivers

Labor Victory for LA Toll Group Drivers
L.A. Toll Group drivers have ratified their first contract as members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters marking the first such contract in the dryage industry in 30 years. The workers, who haul apparel and merchandise from the L.A. Ports, will receive a $6 raise, paid sick leave, paid overtime, guaranteed shift hours, a pension plan, and more affordable health care coverage.
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