Teamsters Local 117 in Seattle will step up its efforts to unionize Uber and Lyft drivers.
Taxi drivers, like millions of other such exploited workers nationwide, are not "independent contractors" but are really employees.
Drivers gathered before sunrise, carrying signs and wearing reflective safety vests as they began picketing company trucks.
RWIT is seeking women who have recently worked in training carriers or who have been trainers in the past to get involved as virtual mentors.
Over 1,000 delegates to the 41st AFSCME International Convention told the 12,000 cab drivers of this city who are trying to unionize that they are not alone.
Port truck drivers say they were left with no choice but to walk off their jobs; the companies that employ them continually rob them of their wages and retaliate against them when they try to unionize.
As public transit ridership continues to reach ever higher user levels, CCTA has opted to cripple a community by refusing to bargain in good faith with its bus route drivers.
They are striking to protest harassment and intimidation by company management, all unfair labor practices.
On May 13, over the years, mine workers unionize, dock workers strike, auto workers face give-backs, cab drivers go out.
New York City taxi drivers and supporters gathered at the headquarters of the United Federation of Teachers in lower Manhattan.