TEAMSTERS LOCAL 25 JOINS THE ESSENTIAL WORKERS FOR BLACK LIVES RALLY
Members of Teamsters Local 25 and the Teamsters Boston Futures joined SEIU on the steps of the Massachusetts Statehouse for a rally of “Essential Workers for Black Lives” this morning.
Speakers included Teamsters-endorsed Congressman Joseph Kennedy III, Senator Ed Markey and State Representative Liz Miranda.
Congressman Kennedy recognized the 350 workers who just won a huge victory in their strike against Veteran’s Transportation. The group struck the company for eight days and won increases in wages in addition to protecting their health insurance. The strike received incredible community support and gained the workers respect in the workplace. The majority of the group of 350 Local 25 members hail from diverse backgrounds from around the globe.