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Workers Stage First Ever FedEx Strike


More than 80 workers at a FedEx freight facility in Gardena, California, staged the first strike in the company’s 42-year history, and they are hoping that other FedEx employees will do the same. Employees are complaining about pension, benefits, and the company’s union-busting tactics. One of the most anti-union companies in America, FedEx has reportedly spent more than $21 million to prevent its truckers from unionizing, including holding anti-union meetings and intensely scrutinizing pro-union workers.

Despite these tactics, last year 47 workers in Pennsylvania voted to join Teamsters Local 107, hoping to relieve “constantly changing unfair and unwritten work rules.”

The Gardena workers, represented by Teamsters Joint Council 42, plan to continue their strike during the busy holiday season, if demands are not met.

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