Teamsters Challenge Big Pharma Over Opioid Deaths

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Standing before fellow Teamsters in June, Travis Bornstein shared the story of his 23-year-old son, an accomplished golfer and bodybuilder who became addicted to prescription pain pills after elbow surgery and eventually succumbed to a heroin overdose. For the next two hours at the national meeting in Las Vegas, truckers, dockworkers and warehousemen told of losing aunts, nephews and fathers to addiction. Newly focused on an issue that is ravaging its members, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters today . . .

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