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Port Truck Drivers

Walmart Needs to Show More Thanks for Its Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
James P. Hoffa

Thanksgiving Day is a holiday where family and friends gather together and express gratitude for everything in their lives. But those who work at Walmart have little to be thankful for, at least when it comes to their employment.

Port Drivers Take on Low Wages in an Industry Built on a Lie

Richard Kirsch | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Richard Kirsch

The port drivers' story is emblematic of the forces that crushed America's middle class. Good paying, often union jobs were replaced by low wage, no-benefit jobs.

America's Sweatshops on Wheels Find a Light at the End of the Tunnel

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics
Julie Gutman Dickinson

It's been a long, dark road for America's port truck drivers, but finally there's a light at the end of the tunnel. It won't happen overnight, but the nation's port truck drivers are leading the way for all American workers to once again have a shot at the American Dream.

Dave Jamieson

An Exploited Workforce Comes One Step Closer To Unionizing

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business

A port trucking company in California has been ordered to hang a small notice that could become a big deal. As part of a settlement with the Teamst...

Union Membership Numbers Don't Tell the Whole Story

Sarita Gupta | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business
Sarita Gupta

Without placing a priority on creating not just jobs but good, union jobs, our economy will remain at a standstill for anyone but the 1 percent.