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Truck Drivers Still on Strike at Oakland Port
by upton sinclair (irlandeso [at] riseup.net)
Tuesday May 4th, 2004 3:23 PM
I will post more of a reportback later in the week. I am busy posting pics, updating the main story, and spending time at the docks. Come out and join the strikers for a while if you can. The strike is on indefinitely, as the workers have commited to stay out in solidarity until all the drivers get the same deal. If the workers decide to settle or any authorities decide to attack the strikers I will try and post an update within a half hour(or get someone else too).
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§Aumento Ya!! (A Raise Now!!)
by upton sinclair (irlandeso [at] riseup.net) Tuesday May 4th, 2004 3:23 PM
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§Demands
by upton sinclair (irlandeso [at] riseup.net) Tuesday May 4th, 2004 3:23 PM
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The list of demands that were develped by drivers based out of the Oakland Port is more extensive and detailed than the demands of the drivers in Southern California. Teamsters organizers that are helping the drivers told them that they will get their list of demands to the drivers down south, to see if they can start coordinating their struggle better.
§Teamsters Port Division Organizers Helping Out
by upton sinclair (irlandeso [at] riseup.net) Tuesday May 4th, 2004 3:23 PM
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Some Teamsters showed up at one of the gates and started handing out flyers and telling the drivers how they will be helping them out, in order to make sure that they get what they are asking for. The Teamsters organizers were going to present the truckers demands to the Oakland Port Authority at a meeting at 3pm today, and help coordinate between the truckers in the Bay Area and the truckers on strike in Southern California.
§Strikers at Maersk Sealand Gate
by upton sinclair (irlandeso [at] riseup.net) Tuesday May 4th, 2004 3:23 PM
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§Owner Operators Get the Shaft
by upton sinclair (irlandeso [at] riseup.net) Tuesday May 4th, 2004 3:23 PM
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Got the insight – JankyHellfaceDoubterMonday May 10th, 2004 10:17 AM
More organizationcommunity supporterFriday May 7th, 2004 7:34 PM
Yep, true true!!Agrees w/ Die hard DispatcherFriday May 7th, 2004 5:37 PM
cry cry poor mouthdie hard diapatcherFriday May 7th, 2004 3:37 PM
Doubter, a little insight would do you good...JankyHellfaceFriday May 7th, 2004 12:50 PM
Less than minimum wage?DoubterFriday May 7th, 2004 9:25 AM
SelfJust another truckerThursday May 6th, 2004 3:21 PM
more info & picAline/ShannonWednesday May 5th, 2004 1:20 AM
Well Saidworker2Tuesday May 4th, 2004 7:11 PM
solidarity sorely neededjamesTuesday May 4th, 2004 5:38 PM