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KNX 1070 report on port truck driver strike - July 10

Port truckers’ strike sends ripples through labor world – MSNBC.com, 
July 9

Photos: Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello joins striking truckers for Photo: Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello joins striking truckers for Against the Machine’s Tom Morello joins striking truckers for rally  at the port at the port – Press Telegram, July 9

Scenes From the Port Truck Driver Strike: Tom Morello Performs – Capital & Main, July 9

Port Truck Drivers Plan to Strike for Third Day - Westside Today, July 9

Californian ports hit by truckers strike - Port Strategy, July 9

Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S.Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S. port   - LA Times, July 9

As retailers fret over port strike, imports surge - CNBC, July 9

Port Truckers Continue Indefinite Strike; Dockworkers Forced Back to Work - Long Beach Post, July 9

Sweat Shop Working Conditions, Labor Law Violations Prompts Protest at Skechers - Justice News Flash, July 9

Truckers picket at ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach; wider disruption of trade possible - Associated Press, July 7

Teamster walkout could disrupt economy 'far and wide' - CNN Money, 
July 7

Port truck drivers launch indefinite strike at ports of LA, Long Beach - ABC 7, July 7

Port Drivers at the Port of Los Angeles Declare a Strike - La Opinion, July 7

Los Angeles/Long Beach port truck drivers launch strike with no planned end - KPCC 89.3, July 7 

Truckers Strike At 2 Calif. Ports, Larger Labor Dispute Looms - NPR, July 8 

Truckers strike at key port for trade with Asia - Marketplace, July 8

California Truck Drivers Go On Indefinite Strike - Think Progress, July 7

Port truck drivers go on strike in US - Press TV, July 8

Teamsters union demands action from GA. Ports Authority - WJCL, July 7

Port truck drivers picket harbor-area trucking companies - LA Times, July 7

Exclusive: California truck drivers go on strike - MSNBC, July 7



Drivers protest trucks near Compton; TTSI drivers surround the Compton office with 30 trucks 
La Opinion, July 1, 2014
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Manhattan Beach-based Skechers accused of sketchy labor practices
Daily Breeze, June 24, 2014
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Federal board accuses port trucking firm of labor law violations
Los Angeles Times, June 19, 2014
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Demonstrators demand Skechers enforce labor laws
The Beach Reporter, May 29, 2014
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Why Port Drivers Keep Striking 
Los Angeles Business Journal, May 19, 2014
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Truck drivers at Port of L.A. would like to see a fair shake delivered
Los Angeles Times, May 18, 2014
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Hard road for independent truckers
The Washington Post, May 2, 2014
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Port Truckers Strike! Finds Solidarity with Longies and Teamsters
Random Lengths News, May 2, 2014
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The One Job We Cannot Do Without
City Watch LA, May 2, 2014
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Long road for short-haul truckers
Marketplace Business Report, May 1, 2014 
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TTSI Driver Alex Paz on the Leslie Marshall Show
The Leslie Marshall Show, May 1, 2014
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GFS Driver Yasser Castillo on The Rick Smith Show 
The Rick Smith Show, April 30, 2014
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Truck Drivers Strike
CBS Los Angeles, April 29, 2014
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Port Strike
NBC Los Angeles, April 29, 2014
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Port Strike Continues
NBC Los Angeles, April 28, 2014
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Striking Port Drivers in California Allege Unfair Labor Practices at Three Companies
Bloomberg BNA, April 29, 2014
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Port Truckers In Savannah, Ga., Support Calif. Protest
National Public Radio, April 29, 2014
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LA Port Strike Solidarity Actions Stretch to Georgia, Tides Turning on Misclassification
We Party Patriots, April 29, 2014
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Port truck drivers strike in Los Angeles 
Daily Kos, April 29, 2014
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Port Truck Drivers Go on 48-Hour Strike
California News, April 29, 2014
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Port Truck Drivers Continue Strike
Capital & Main, April 29, 2014
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Day 2 of Truckers’ Strike at Port of Long Beach
Long Beach Patch, April 29, 2014
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Strike at L.A., Long Beach ports costs millions, officials say
Hellenic Shipping News, April 29, 2014
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Truck drivers picket LA, Long Beach port haulers
Cargo News Asia, April 29, 2014
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Calif.,Ga. Port Truckers Strike
Go By Truck, April 29, 2014
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Trucking used to be a ticket to the middle class. Now it’s just another low-wage job
The Washington Post, April 28, 2014
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Truck Drivers Strike
ABC Long Angeles, April 28, 3014
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L.A., Long Beach port truck drivers launch protest, allege wage theft
Gnomes National News Service, April 28, 2014
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Latest strike by truckers at the port could be disruptive
Southern California Public Radio - KPCC, April 28, 2014
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Port truck drivers launch strike to protest alleged labor violations
Los Angeles Times, April 28, 2014
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Truckers Plan 2-Day Strike At LA, Long Beach Ports 
CBS Los Angeles, April 28, 2014
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Estalla una huelga de camioneros del Puerto de Los Angeles 
Estrella TV – Channel 62, April 29, 2014
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Strike at L.A., Long Beach ports costs millions, officials say
Orange County Register, April 28, 2014
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Truck drivers strike to be treated as employees
L.A. Biz, April 28, 2014  
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Truck Drivers to Strike 
Annenberg TV News, April 28, 2014 
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Dockworkers briefly honor truckers’ picket line at Long Beach terminal
Los Angeles Times, April 28, 2014
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ILWU joins picketing truck drivers and Long Beach, LA ports 
Press Telegram, April 28, 2014
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Pasadena Star News, April 28, 2014
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Contra Costa Times, April 28, 2014
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune, April 28, 2014

Port Truckers Staging 48-Hour Strike 
Truckinginfo, April 28, 2014
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Citing wages, some port drivers strike at Los Angeles and Long Beach 
Landline Magazine, April 28, 2014
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Truckers plan 2-day strike at S. California ports
The Trucker, April 28, 2014 
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Port truckers: ‘We are employees’
Insurance News, April 28, 2014 
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Owner-operators at ports in L.A., Savannah protest over classfication
Overdrive, April 28, 2014
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Choferes del Puerto de Los Angeles iniciaron paro loboral
La Opinion, April 28, 2014
El Despertador Mexicano, April 28, 2014
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Estalla una huelga de camioneros del Puerto de Los Angeles
Estrella TV, April 28, 2014
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Inician paro laboral choferes en Puerto de Los Angeles 
Yahoo! Noticias, April 28, 2014
Hoy Tamaulipas, April 28, 2014
New Esp, April 29, 2014 
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Camioneros de puertos en LA incician paro para ser empleados u no contratistas 
Google News – Spanish, April 28, 2014 
Star Media, April 28, 2014
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Camioneros de puertos en LA inician paro para ser empleados y no contratistas
La Prensa, April 28, 2014
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Paran choferes en puerto de Los Angeles 
Negocios el Norte, April 28, 2014
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Port Drivers Strike
KCAL 9 News Los Angeles, April 27, 2014
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Truckers, Outside Contractors and Urinals
The Huffington Post, April 27, 2014
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Truckers plan 2-day strike at S. California ports
The Modesto Bee, April 27, 2014
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Trucks Drivers on Strike for Recognition
Dissident Voice Newsletter, April 27, 2014
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Truckers plan 2-day strike at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
The Daily Reporter, April 27, 2014
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Camioneros se van de paro laboral indeterminado en Los Angeles
Univision, April 27, 2014
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Truckers to picket ports of L.A. and Long Beach Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times, April 26, 2014
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Truck drivers gear up for 28-hour strike as Ports of L.A., Long Beach face impact
Orange County Register, April 25, 2014
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America’s Sweatshops on Wheels Find a Light at the End of the Tunnel
Huffington Post, April 24, 2014
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Savannah Port Drivers Solidarity Rally 

Savannah port truckers: ‘We are employees’
Savannah Morning News, April 28, 2014
Supply & Demand Chain, April 29, 2014
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GA Port Teamsters Rally Outside Gate 4
NBC 3/WSAV, April 28, 2014
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Truck drivers rally at ports for better pay
WTOC 11, April 28, 2014
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Truck drivers rally over classification
WTOC 11, April 28, 2014
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Truck drivers rally for justice at Port of Savannah
WJCL News, April 28, 2014 
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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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Camioneros reclaman derechos en Rancho Dominguez
La Opinion, November 14, 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

Media Advisory for July 10, 2014
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TTSI Truck Yard Dispute
Click here for Harbor Division truck yard non-reneweal of lease
Click here for truck registrations showing TTSI and/or creditors as owner(s)
*Click here for TTSI memo from drivers to creditors


UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE COMPLAINT AGAINST GREEN FLEET SYSTEMS
Click here for NLRB Region 21 complaint
Click here for request for expedited relief pursuant to Section 10(j)

Press Advisories and  Releases

In early morning action, drivers convoy trucks from company yard to company headquarters and refuse to be held liable for theft, damage, or parking tickets, June 30, 2014
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Leading Drayage Company Slammed with Egregious Labor Law Violations – Government Agency Seeks to Order Company to Rectify, June 19, 2014
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Los Angeles port truck drivers call strike, bring demands for fair and lawful treatment to Ports of LA/Long Beach terminals, April 27, 2014
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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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