Traffic World: Teamsters Intensify Oak Harbor Strike

October 6, 2008: Not content with a strike against West Coast carrier Oak Harbor Freight Lines, the Teamsters began a nationwide campaign by passing out handbills at Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores.

Oak Harbor transports merchandise on the West Coast to the three retailers, all operated by Gap Inc. The union is encouraging the trucker's customers to shift their shipments to other regional carriers in response to Oak Harbor's decision two weeks ago to cut off health care coverage to retirees.

Click here to read more at Traffic World.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Albertsons Teamsters Ratify Strong Contract

Last year, Local 771 members elected new local leaders on a program of building union power by involving members. Now nearly 500 grocery Teamsters at Albertsons have won a new contract that includes record wage increases and benefit improvements.

Webinar: Build Bargaining Power with a Contract Campaign

From national contracts to local agreements, unions are mobilizing to take on employers and win. Registration for this webinar is closed. We'll post a recording after the webinar!

View More News Posts