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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders to Lead “Stop Wage Theft on Wheels” Town Hall in LA

PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Saturday, June 2, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Barb Maynard U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders to Lead “Stop Wage Theft on Wheels” Town Hall in Los Angeles with Low-Wage Workers at America’s Largest Port Complex Port Drivers and Warehouse Workers …

LA City Council Vetoes Preferential Operating Agreement

Justice for Port Drivers Press Release May 8, 2017 Los Angeles City Council Unanimously Vetoes Preferential Operating Agreement Granted to Law-Breaking Trucking and Warehouse Company Approved by Port of LA Harbor Commission Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles …

Lara Introduces Legislation to Hold Retailers Accountable for Contracting with Companies that Violate Laws

April 11, 2018 Press Release Media Contact: here CA Senator Ricardo Lara Introduces ‘Dignity for Port Drivers’ Legislation to Hold Retailers Accountable for Contracting with Port Trucking  Companies that Violate Labor Laws Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA –California State …

Port truck drivers march in protest of working conditions

Landline Magazine March 9, 2018 “Fifty-three years ago, peaceful protesters in Selma began a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in a demonstration to end racial discrimination and secure justice for Americans of color,” Eric Tate, secretary treasurer of Teamsters …

XPO Driver Class Action Lawsuit Media Round-Up

A class action lawsuit was filed by XPO rail and port drivers on February 28, 2018 alleging multiple wage violations by XPO Logistics. View Legal Complaint (PDF) News Stories Southern California Port Truckers File Lawsuit Against XPO Logistics, Trucks.com Port …

XPO Logistics Regulatory Action and Litigation

XPO Logistics Cartage, LLC dba XPO Logistics, is a Delaware company that maintains California offices and operations in Commerce and San Diego, CA. XPO Logistics is a publicly traded, global company and one of the world’s ten largest providers of …

Misclassified port truck drivers declare the time for change is now; Long Beach City Council unanimously adopts Mayor Garcia’s recommendations to end lawbreaking at America’s largest port complex 

PRESS RELEASE: Tuesday, February 21, 2018 Misclassified port truck drivers declare the time for change is now; Long Beach City Council unanimously adopts Mayor Garcia’s recommendations to end lawbreaking at America’s largest port complex  Long Beach, CA – On Tuesday, …

A Unanimous Vote Puts City On Course To Address Wage Theft at Port of Long Beach

Long Beach Post February 21, 2018 The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to push forward with a plan to begin addressing the port trucker misclassification issues that have existed at the Long Beach and Los Angeles port …

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia to take bold action to end lawbreaking at America’s largest port complex

Tonight: 5:30 PM PST in Long Beach, CA Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia to take bold action to end lawbreaking at America’s largest port complex Long Beach, CA – On Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 5:30 PM, Long Beach Mayor Robert …

Justice for Port Drivers Stands With Northwest Port Truckers Who Refuse to Bear the Cost of New Environmental Regulations

***PRESS RELEASE*** Justice for Port Truck Drivers www.JusticeforPortDrivers.org PRESS RELEASE: Thursday, January 25, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Barb Maynard, (323) 351-9321; barb@actnowstrategies.com Justice for Port Drivers Stands With Northwest Port Truckers Who Refuse to Bear the Cost of New Environmental Regulations WASHINGTON, …