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Rigged, Forced into debt, worked past exhaustion. Left With Nothing & Working For Free LA Port Truckers

Rigged, Forced into debt, worked past exhaustion. Left With Nothing & Working For Free
LA Port Truckers
https://www.usatoday.com/pages/interactives/news/rigged-forced-into-debt...

By Brett Murphy
Photos by Omar Ornelas
June 16, 2017
Los Angeles — Samuel Talavera Jr. did everything his bosses asked.

100 L.A. and Long Beach Teamsters union Local 848, port truck drivers and warehouse workers plan to strike Monday

100 L.A. and Long Beach Teamsters union Local 848, port truck drivers and warehouse workers plan to strike Monday
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-port-trucker-strike-20170615-story...
Truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports plan to launch their 15th strike in the last four years on Monday.
Jack Flemming

Victims of UPS shooting mourned, company disputes claims of ‘hostile’ work environment for IBT Local 2785

Victims of UPS shooting mourned, company disputes claims of ‘hostile’ work environment for IBT Local 2785

IBT Local 2785 "Cilia, whose union has about 300 members in San Francisco, said working for UPS is a high-stress job but would not go as far as calling it a hostile workplace.”

http://www.sfexaminer.com/victims-ups-shooting-mourned-company-disputes-...

What You Need to Know About the General Strike That Just Swept Colombia’s Largest Port

What You Need to Know About the General Strike That Just Swept Colombia’s Largest Port

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/20232/what_you_need_to_know_about_...

What You Need to Know About the General Strike That Just Swept Colombia’s Largest Port
Working In These Times
Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017, 1:03 pm

BY Isaías Cifuentes and Neil Martin

Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach truck drivers threaten to strike the reality remains that organized labor has the ability to cripple port productivity and force negotiations.

Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach truck drivers threaten to strike
the reality remains that organized labor has the ability to cripple port productivity and force negotiations.
http://www.supplychaindive.com/news/strike-port-LA-LB-truck-protest/444907/
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Edwin Lopez
@EdwinLopezT37
Kate Patrick
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June 14, 2017
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