Los Angeles County Fair 2015

LACFTeamsters Local 848 members, get your LA County Fair tickets for a discounted price off regular admission!

Monterey Park City Council Violates CA State Laws

Spirit Bus Drivers / Teamsters Local 848
Cities like Monterey Park are required by law to issue a “Request for Proposals” before they award contracts like the Monterey Park Spirit bus contract. California law protects the hardworking men and women who provide that service by requiring that all bidders declare whether or not they intend to keep the current workers for at least 90 days. 

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Truckers at Los Angeles Port say “Teamsters Yes”

EcoFlo_1629A group of truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach voted late Wednesday to join the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, becoming the fourth company at the port to unionize at a time when many say port trucking is ripe for a shake-up.

In the $12 billion niche industry known as drayage trucking, short-haul drivers transport containers between ports and nearby rail yards and warehouses. Read the rest of this entry »

36th Annual Labor Day March and Rally 2015

LaborDay Parade2015On Monday, September 7, 2015 the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Labor Coalition will celebrate the 36th Annual Labor Day March and Rally. It is with great pride that we look back on Labor’s victories and struggles. In the struggles we are presently facing, we demand a fully funded educational system, more labor-friendly jobs be created and our collective bargaining rights be protected.

Workers’ rights are continually being violated by well funded and organized corporate and political agenda, striking fear and uncertainty in the lives of working people. Read the rest of this entry »

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