June 7, 2016
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News
Wilmington, CA – A big march through Wilmington California is planned for Monday as port trucker strike lines expand to the XPO Cartage and Toyota yards in San Diego.
Port of Los Angeles picket lines expanded over the weekend and strike organizers say trucks filled with imported cargo were backed up from the L.A. and San Diego ports to the Mexican border.
The truckers strike over mis-classification as contractors is impacting the supply chain that moves 40% of U.S. imports through California.
The strikers are demanding that illegal labor practices stop at the ports. And they want the big retailers dependent on movement of goods through the ports to know that they can't keep violating worker rights at the ports. To hear the audio click the following link