Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, October 28-November 3, 2017.
Today in California truck drivers at the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach extended their strike to two more companies as Facebook shuttle drivers rallied in the Bay area. Both groups of drivers want better lives, higher wages and a union.
(UPDATE: CORRECTS 2nd graf to indicate meeting was in Savannah, sted Atlanta.)
Savannah port drivers told nearly 300 people on Saturday how their employers cheat them of wages and benefits by calling them "independent contractors."
Teamsters Local 728 hosted a community forum for the drivers in Savannah as part of the union's continuing battle against the misclassification of drivers.