Market Watch: Oak Harbor Strike Expands to California and Nevada

October 1, 2008: Teamsters will begin picketing Oak Harbor Freight Lines' trucks in California and Nevada this week to support striking employees in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Oak Harbor employees in the Northwest walked off the job Sept. 22 in response to hostile efforts by company representatives to bully and intimidate workers, which are unfair labor practices in violation of federal law.

"Oak Harbor's customers in California and Nevada will likely experience service disruptions as we begin following the company's trucks with ambulatory pickets," said Al Hobart, International Vice President and President of Joint Council 28.

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