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Today's Quote

February 26, 1988

"It sends a signal to unions that violence and interference with the democratic process in unions will not be tolerated."

--David G. Finkle, attorney for nine Teamsters who were set upon and beaten when they tried to enter a union meeting in Montebello to challenge their local's leadership in an election. A federal jury held Teamsters Wholesale & Retail Food Distribution Local 63 partly to blame for the attack and awarded the men $570,000 in damages.

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