Submitted by solidarity on Sun, 10/26/2014 - 08:04
The Teamsters Of The 21st Century: How Uber, Lyft, and Facebook Drivers Are Organizing
THEN AND NOW
THE TEAMSTERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY: HOW UBER, LYFT, AND FACEBOOK DRIVERS ARE ORGANIZING
THE FAMOUS LABOR UNION IS STEAMING INTO THE GIG ECONOMY IN A BIG WAY. TODAY THEY'RE HELPING ORGANIZE A WALKOUT BY UBER DRIVERS.
BY NEAL UNGERLEIDER
Submitted by solidarity on Thu, 04/26/2012 - 15:58
APRIL 26, 2012
New Promise for Port Drivers
Historic Union Victory in Los Angeles
by BRIAN TIERNEY
In an era of defeat and decline for the labor movement, path breaking organizing victories are rare. Union activity in these times is more likely to revolve around defensive battles than conquering new territory or reclaiming ground that was lost decades ago.