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Striking LA Truckers Target Walmart Supply Chain

Striking LA Truckers Target Walmart Supply Chain
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nd56zYva7S0
Published on Nov 19, 2013
Independent trucking contractors go on strike for the first time in decades, protesting unfair labor practices.

An unfortunate thing happened at the port... ILWU Local 10 Officials Help To Break Oakland Port Truckers Picket Line With Police Support

An unfortunate thing happened at the port... ILWU Local 10 Officials Help To Break Port Truckers Picket Line With Police Support
An unfortunate thing happened at the port...
From: Robbie Donohoe
Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 11:23 PM

Yesterday at the port, around 200 port truckers took to the port with a hundred or so supporters in order to strike their workplace. They set up pickets at the terminals. The police responded fairly swiftly and forcefully pushed the pickets on to the sidewalk.

In Industry Where Few Port Workers Are 'Employees,' Teamsters Mount Multi-Front Attack

In Industry Where Few Port Workers Are 'Employees,' Teamsters Mount Multi-Front Attack

http://www.thenation.com/blog/175424/industry-where-few-workers-are-empl...

In Industry Where Few Workers Are 'Employees,' Teamsters Mount Multi-Front Attack
By Josh Eidelson on July 25, 2013 - 9:12 AM ET

New Promise for Port Drivers Historic Union Victory in Los Angeles

APRIL 26, 2012

New Promise for Port Drivers
Historic Union Victory in Los Angeles
by BRIAN TIERNEY
http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/04/26/historic-union-victory-in-los-ang...

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.

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