Teamsters Forced Out On Strike At Blue Linx Trucking

Dec 17, 2012, 12:06 ET from Teamsters Local 769

Workers Picketing in Front of Miami Headquarters

MIAMI, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to mistreatment by executives at Blue Linx Trucking, Teamsters Local 769 in Miami has filed unfair labor practice charges against the company. The company also forced the workers out on an unfair labor practice strike when they committed serious unfair labor practices.


"Our members will not tolerate having their hard-won and legally protected rights taken away by Blue Linx," said Mike Scott, President of Teamsters Local 769 in Miami. "We've represented employees of Blue Linx for years and they have worked hard to make the company a success. To treat its workers like this is insulting."

Teamster drivers at Blue Linx haul construction materials throughout the southern portion of the state.

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SOURCE Teamsters Local 769