I just talked to the vice-president of the Teamsters local about our desire to form a union. He assigned their full-time union organizer to the case. He's calling me in the morning. It's fucking on! We're doing this. Apparently the first step is to form a campaign committee.
This will need leadership from both the drivers and the warehouse workers, to keep the movement together in the face of the inevitable backlash by management when we ask for recognition. We're in the unique position to have communists leading both (I'm nominating the new girl).
The drivers I talked to just this morning about it (before this call) nominated me to lead the committee, that's why I say communists could be leading both sides of the workplace in this campaign
Btw I also found out our long-distance drivers are all contractors, so we don't even need their votes - it's just like 20 people total. 7 drivers, around a dozen warehouse folks and 2 people on dispatch

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21 Nov
So my boss sent me out training with a couple other drivers the last few weeks, learning their routes in case they call in sick. It's been a great time. I explained the concept of exploitation of labor to two guys I work with and it's all they can talk about now lmao.
Anyway, word got out that I'm a Communist, so my boss has been giving me shit for it, but in a good humored kind of way. When I got back to the warehouse that first day he literally put the Soviet national anthem on the loudspeaker to fuck with me☠️
This prompted a new coworker who just got hired to announce that she has the Soviet national anthem set as her alarm on her phone, telling her to come to work. 😂I talked to her and she said she's a communist, but hasn't read any theory. So I gave her a copy of the Manifesto!
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