TEAMSTERS SCORE 3-TO-1 ELECTION VICTORY IN NEARLY UNION-FREE INDUSTRY

At In These Times:

Wednesday night, the National Labor Relations Board announced that truck drivers at the Port of Los Angeles had won a rare union election. The 46-to-15 vote is a major step forward in the Teamsters’ campaign to transform the overwhelmingly nonunion port trucking industry—though it’s no guarantee of a union contract with their employer, the $8.8 billion Australian logistics company Toll Group. “When they tried to push us down, they only managed to make us stronger…” said Toll driver Karael Vallecillo on Thursday. “This is just the beginning of the big war.”

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