Sandy Pope on GritTV

September 3, 2010: Teamster leader Sandy Pope talks about the challenges facing working Teamsters and the labor movement in GritTV’s Labor Day feature.

Sandy, the President of Teamsters Local 805, talks about saving our pensions, organizing the unorganized, and the power of union democracy in her interview with Ed Ott, the former Executive Director of the Central Labor Council in New York.

Click below to watch the video. You can fast forward to 1:34 in the video where the interview with Sandy begins.

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