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Recent $2.2 Million Award to Pacer Cartage Drivers Seen as Harbinger of Future Actions
Bloomberg BNA, April 7, 2014
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Workers on the Edge
The American Prospect, April 7, 2014
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Two New Port Truck Driver Lawsuits Filed 
Report: Tide is Turning for Port Trucking 
Random Lengths News, April 4, 2014
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$2.2 Million for Misclassified Truck Drivers
Daily Kos Labor Digest, April 3, 2014
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CA Labor Office Sides with Port Truck Drivers
89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio, April 2, 2014
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How Chris Cristie Shortchanged NJ Truck Drivers
The Star-Ledger, April 2, 2014
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How to Raise Americans' Wages
The American Prospect, March 21, 2014
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Pain in the Dray: Fixing the chokepoints at terminal gates will require cooperation and investment that some supply chain interests aren't willing to commit
The Journal of Commerce, March 31, 2014
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The Death of an Employer Scam
The American Prospect, March 25, 2014
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Teamsters strike agreement with Calif. port carrier on drivers' right to unionize
Overdrive, March 24, 2014
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Pacific 9 Transport, Teamsters Reach Settlement on Organization Effort
Transport Topics, March 24, 2014
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Teamsters Score a Win Against “Sharecropping on Wheels”
Washington Post, March 22, 2014
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Settlement Reached Between California Port Truckers and Fleet
Heavy Duty  Trucks - Trucking Info, March 21, 2014
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Pac 9 Drivers are Found to be Employees
Noticias 62, March 21, 2014
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Port Truck Drivers Vying to Join Union Get State, Federal Boost
LA Times, March 21, 2014
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Pacific 9, Port Truck Drivers Settle NLRB Organizing Case; Employee Status Involved
Bloomberg BNA, March 21, 2014
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Port Truck Drivers Labeled 'Independent Contractors' Told They Have Right To Unionize
Huffington Post, March 21, 2014
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Settlement Clears Way for Unionization at Pacific 9 Transportation
Journal of Commerce, March 21, 2014
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Long Beach, L.A. Ports Truck Drivers Win Settlement After Threats Against Union Organizing
Press Telegram, March 21, 2014
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Breaking: Truckers Who Haul for Costco and Forever 21 Land Victory Against Corporate Crime
Salon.com, March 21, 2014
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Port Trucking Company Agrees to Labor Settlement with Drivers
The Orange County Register, March 21, 2014
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Truck Drivers Handed Labor Victory That Could Reshape The Industry
ThinkProgress, March 21, 2014
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Employee-Driver Bill Reintroduced in NJ
Journal of Commerce, March 20, 2014
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Southern California Port Truck Drivers Allege Labor Exploitation 
KoreanAm, March 10, 2014
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Port Driver Files Class Action Complaints Against Two California Drayage Companies
Land Line Magazine, March 3, 2014
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Port Truckers Ask for Legislation
Savannah Morning News, February 27, 2014
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Radio Interview Featuring Los Angeles Port Truck Driver
The Leslie Marshall Show, February 26, 2014
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Radio Interview Featuring Savannah Port Truck Driver 
The Rick Smith Show, February 21, 2014
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Incorrectly Classifying Port Truck Drivers As Contractors Is Costly, New Report Says
Bloomberg BNA, February 20, 2014
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New Report on Working Conditions in Port Trucking Released, Part of Effort to Reduce Independent Contractors
Savannah Business Journal, February 20, 2014
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New Report: Port Trucking Companies Steal More Than $1 Billion Wages From Drivers
Talking Union, February 20, 2014
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Majority of Port Truckers Misclassified, Pro-Labor Groups Say
Fleet Owner, February 20, 2014
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Why Truck Drivers Are Getting Dinged On Pay
CNN Money, February 19, 2014
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ABC-KSPR 33, February 19, 2014
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Labor Group Claims Port Trucking Companies Treat Drivers Unfairly 
LA Times, February 19, 2014
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New Report: Port Trucking Companies Steal More Than $1 Billion in Wages From Drivers
In These Times, February 19, 2014
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Port Truckers Battle Companies Over Wages
Orange County Register, February 19, 2014
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Teamsters Claim Most Port Drivers Are Misclassified 
Journal of Commerce, February 19, 2014
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Exigen a Camionera Que Pare el Acoso
La Opinón, February 19, 2014
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Report: Some Port Trucking Firms Label Truckers Contractors
United Press International, February 19, 2014
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Most U.S. Port Truck Drivers Are Misclassified as Independent Contractors, According to New Report 
Press-Telegram, February 19, 2014
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Daily Breeze, February 19, 2014
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New Report Slams Port Trucking Business Practices
HDT’s Truckinginfo, February 19, 2014
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​Hearing Will Determine if Port Truckers Can Sue Employer
SoCal Public Radio-KPCC, February 18, 2014
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Choferes del Puerto Denuncian Acoso de Empresa de Camiones 
LA Opinión, February 18, 2014
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Truck Drivers Demand Higher Wages
Annenberg, February 18, 2014
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Korean Companies Operating Trucks, Labor-Management Conflict
LA-18 Korean News, February 18, 2014
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Worker Advocacy Group Holds Press Conference, Wage Exploitation of Truck Drivers 
Korean Daily, February 18, 2014
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LA Truck Drivers Wrongful Act Class Action Suit
Korean Times, February 18, 2014
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Korean and Latin American Truck Drivers file Class-action Law Suit
Radio 1230, February 18, 2014
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New York Law Makes Misclassification of Workers in the Transportation Industry More Costly Than Ever
Lexology, February 5, 2014
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​Proposed Resolution Offers Support of Port Truckers Union Efforts, Blasts Trucking Companies 
Northwest Georgia News, January 31, 2014
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Huelga por un cambio
La Opinión, November 21, 2013
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Camioneros del Puerto Concluyen la Huelga 
La Opinión, November 20, 2013
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Port of Los Angeles Truckers On Strike Over Labor Abuses
The Washington Times, November 19, 2013
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Striking LA Truckers Target Walmart Supply Chain 
The Real News, November 19, 2013
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Crazy Dreamers? Port Truckers Battle "Sweatshops on Trucks"
Labor Notes, November 19, 2013
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Port Truckers Strike Against Sharecropping On Wheels
Daily Kos Labor Digest, November 19, 2013
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Port Truckers Strike to End This Afternoon
Frying Pan News, November 19, 2013
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Some Port Truck Drivers on Strike
LA Business Journal, November 19, 2013
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Cansados de las malas condiciones laborales camioneros en EE.UU. van a huelga
Telesur, November 19, 2013
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BREAKING: Truckers Who Haul for Wal-Mart and Forever 21 Plan Surprise Strikes Today 
Salon, November 18, 2013
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Why Port Truckers Are Striking: 12-Hour Shifts, Noxious Fumes and $12.90 Paychecks
In These Times, November 18, 2013
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36-hour Strike Targets Trucking Companies at LA and Long Beach Ports 
KPCC-Southern California Public Radio, November 18, 2013
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Whoa! Port Drivers Who Haul for Walmart Strike in LA with Teamsters Support 
Teamster Nation, November 18, 2013
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Port Truck Drivers From 3 Firms on Strike 
LA Times, November 18, 2013 
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Port of Los Angeles Truck Drivers Begin 36-Hour Strike 
KTLA-5, November 18, 2013
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Port of LA Truck Drivers Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices
CBS-2/KCAL-9/Washington Examiner, November 18, 2013
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Strikers Target Three LA Port Drayage Companies 
The Journal of Commerce, November 18, 2013 
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Local Truck Drivers Hoping to Unionize Begin 36-Hour Strike 
Long Beach Press Telegram/Daily Breeze, November 18, 2013
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LABOR: Teamsters’ strike leads to Skechers
The Press-Enterprise, November 18, 2013
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Port of Los Angeles Truckers on Strike
Trucking Info, November 18, 2013
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Inician Huelga Camioneros de Puertos en Los Ángeles
Noticieros Televisa, November 18, 2013
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Port Drivers Strike Against Local Trucking Companies 
FOXLA-KTTV, November 18, 2013
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Camioneros de Puertos de Los Ángeles Inician Huelga
La Opinión, November 18, 2013
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Teamsters Back Los Angeles Port Truck Drivers Strike In A Growing Organizing Drive
Labor Radio, November 18, 2013
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Truck Drivers Strike at Port of Long Beach, LA 
OC Register, November 18, 2013
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Breaking: Port of Los Angeles Truck Drivers Plan to Stage Surprise Strikes TODAY. Sorry Walmart!
Daily Kos, November 18, 2013
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En huelga camioneros de Los Ángeles
El Nuevo Dia, November 18, 2013
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Strikers Target Three LA Port Drayage Companies 
The Journal of Commerce, November 18, 2013
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Drivers at Country’s Busiest Port Go On Strike To Kick Off Week of Worker Actions 
Think Progress, November 18, 2013
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Inician camioneros paro de tres días en el Puerto de Los Ángeles
El Diario, November 18, 2013
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Port of LA Truck Drivers Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices
Clear Channel- KTLK, November 18, 2013
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Port Truck Drivers Strike 
KFI-640 AM, November 18, 2013
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Port of L.A. Trucker, With Teamsters Backing, Launch Surprise One-Day Strike 
We Party Patriots, November 18, 2013
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Los camioneros del puerto de Los Ángeles comienzan un paro de labores de tres días
20 Minutos, November 18, 2013
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Inician camioneros paro de tres días en el Puerto de 
Los Angeles
SDP Noticias, November 18, 2013
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Wave of Low-Wage Worker Strikes Hits LA Ports
In These Times, August 28, 2013
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Green Fleet Systems Drivers March Back to Work at LA Port Joined by Supporters from Labor, Faith and Community Organizations
The Maritime Executive, August 28, 2013
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Port Truck Drivers Stage One-Day Strike in Carson
Pacific Evening News, August 27, 2013
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Living Wage Now! by James P. Hoffa
Huffington Post, August 27, 2013
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Choferes del Puerto de Los Ángeles denuncian acoso
La Opinion, August 27, 2013 (front page)
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Port Drivers Strike, Demand Representation 
KABC Talkradio 780, August 27, 2013 
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Port Drivers Target Carson Trucking Firm
KTLA5, August 27, 2013 
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The strike season begins. First match: LA Port Truck Drivers demand a fair election
The Rick Smith Show, August 26, 2013
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Why I am on strike at the LA and Long Beach Ports
LA Progressive, August 26, 2013
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Conductores del Puerto de Los Angeles en Huelga
Telemundo 52, August 26, 2013
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Green Fleet Systems Drivers on Strike 
Univision 34, August 26, 2013
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Calif port truck drivers go on 24-hour strike
San Francisco Chronicle, August 26, 2013
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Calif port truck drivers go on 24-hour strike
CBS 8 - San Diego, August 26, 2013
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L.A. Port Truck Driver Strike Kicks Off Season Of Labor Unrest
PR Newswire, August 26, 2013
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Some port truck drivers go on strike, push to unionize
Los Angeles Times, August 26, 2013
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Backed by Teamsters, Los Angeles, Long Beach port drivers plan strike
Daily Breeze/Long Beach Press Telegram, August 26, 2013
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Hundreds Rally For Justice At L.A. Port
The Los Angeles Post, August 26th, 2013
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Trucking firm that supplies Skechers is Teamsters target
Press Enterprise, August 26, 2013
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In Industry Where Few Workers Are 'Employees,' Teamsters Mount Multi-Front Attack
The Nation, July 25, 2013
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Press Resources

TTSI Cal/OSHA Violations

Port truck drivers file complaint with Cal/OSHA for health and safety violations at Carson trucking yard; Drivers and local faith leaders to ask Port of LA Harbor Commission to intervene, Apr. 16, 2014
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Complaint of health and safety violations at TTSI submitted to Cal/OSHA:
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Petition from TTSI drivers addressing unhealthy and unsafe conditions at TTSI:
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Photos demonstrating unhealthy and unsanitary conditions at TTSI:
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Press Advisories and  Releases

Federal Agency Concluded Truck Drivers at Nation's Busiest Port Are Illegally Misclassified as "Independent Contractors," Mar. 21, 2014
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New Report Exposes Shocking Working Conditions in Port Trucking Industry-Wide Scam Cheating Workers and Government Out of More Than $1 Billion Annually, Feb. 19, 2014
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Port truck strike continues into Monday night; escalation at 5:00 AM Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2013
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Historic strike at Green Fleet Systems ends, Aug. 27, 2013
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