After this past month, this family will never be the same. To see how a multibillion-dollar company squeezed the fight, the morale and the life out of the people that made it its profits when all they were asking for was a fair contract — well, it was unacceptable.
A report by the @EconomicPolicy Institute details how a higher presence of unions in one's state leads not only to higher wages for all workers there, but to increased health care availability and a better functioning democracy too: https://teamster.org/2022/01/report-shows-unions-make-a-difference-in-workers-lives/
#Teamsters Republic Services worker Cesar Silva: "A month-long #strike showed me I’m just a number, another body to move a trash truck. To see how a multibillion-$ company squeezed the morale out of the people that made it its profits was unacceptable" #1u
Big news! Port drivers continue to fight for their rights: “We’re creating a model for drivers across the country to see & be inspired to unionize with the Teamsters. If there’s ever a time, right now is the most beneficial time to do it.” @RonHerrera_396 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-19/l-a-port-truckers-seek-to-unionize-in-new-gig-work-showdown
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