December 19, 2008: Five years after filing suit against her employer for failing to pay wages mandated by Hayward's living wage law, a former laundry worker in San Leandro opened an envelope Thursday and pulled out a check for $17,847.33 in back wages and interest.Click here to read more at The San Francisco Chronicle.
San Francisco Chronicle: Happy Holidays for Laundry Workers—Back Wages
May 18, 2018
It was an ugly start for electronic voting on national contracts. For the first time in more than a decade, the Hoffa administration tried to deny members and vote count observers the right to see the ballot count results from each local union. But after a week of delays and inquiries by TDU attorney Barbara Harvey, the IBT relented, and turned over the ABF vote totals to TDU's designated observer John Palmer.