The drivers demand that trucking firms recognize them as employees and bargain with them if they select the Teamsters.
"This is a day to protest against bad conditions for working people and join together to fight for a better world."
"The practice to remove more persons from the right-of-ways of American railroads endangers the general public."
The City of Los Angeles has been placed on notice that a possible strike may be necessary in the near future if negotiations continued to be stalled.
Apr. 15 was more than the usual day of demonstrations. It was a turning point in the unity, politics, and organization of the movement to end inequality.
Sometimes the conventional narrative the media tell about a news story feels so wrong I can't stand it.
The politicians "are marinated in money" says Steelworkers President Leo Gerard.
The TPP would give firms and investors "rights and privileges" that make it safer to take production overseas to low-wage, labor and human rights violators.
Californians, from Berkeley to San Diego, were out in force in yesterday's Global Day of Action to raise the wage.
"We are not going to stop the fight until we tear down the barriers that keep workplace and racial injustices in place."