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Despite company efforts to instill fear and intimidation, the workers at Toll Group cheered as the vote count was read with a overwhelming 3 to 1 ratio making Teamsters Local 848 their sole bargaining representative for hours, wages and working conditions. Firing workers and hiring labor consultants to try and convince these workers that the union is not the right “Fit” for them had little if no effect on the outcome of the election as organizers from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters along with voluntary organizers from multiple locals did a superior job of educating and informing the workforce.

Fred Potter International Vice President and Director of the Teamsters Port Division delivers a message and congratulations from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa along with Teamsters Local 848 Secretary Treasurer Eric Tate.

News articles:    In these Times,   Yahoo News,   Left Labor Reporter,   The Journal of Commerce