Port Truckers Rally

The Savannah Regional Central Labor Council supported the port truckers 8am rally in Savannah Monday April 28th.  Over 150 people turned out  The rally centered around “Misclassification” by several trucking companies treating these drivers as employees but 1099’ing them as independent contractors.  Testimony from several drivers was given.  Savannah Alderwoman Mary Osborne spoke in support.  “You can’t have it both ways.  You’re an employee OR an independent contractor.  You can’t be both.” said CLC President Brett A. Hulme in his remarks.  Thanks to IBEW 508; Teamsters 728; OPEIU 277; ILA 2046; Working America and RUFF for turning out folks. 

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