Ricardo Hidalgo

Western Region Organizing Coordinator, International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union

Ricardo Hidalgo serves as the Western Region Organizing Coordinator for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union.  For the last 15 years, Hidalgo has worked with port drivers throughout the United States focusing primarily on the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.  He has dedicated his career to help bring resolve to the exploitation of working-class men and women.  As state and local governments have passed environmental policies to combat climate change, he has fought to ensure that the financial responsibility that comes with these policies does not fall on the backs of workers but rather their employers.