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NFI/California Cartage Employees Call on Lowes and TJ Maxx to Do the Right Thing

PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACTS: Barb Maynard, Justice for Port Drivers Kara Deniz, Teamsters, kdeniz[at]teamster.org NFI/California Cartage Employees Call on Company’s Customers – Such as Lowes and TJ Maxx – to Work With New …

Port Drivers of LA & Long Beach Regulatory and Litigation Overview

Drivers at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been challenging their misclassification as “independent contractors” and exercising their rights as employees. They have been engaging in collective action at the courts, in their truck yards and at …

NFI abandons workers at Port of LA rather than reach agreement to end labor disruptions

Justice for Port Truck Drivers PRESS ADVISORY: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 PRESS CONTACTS:  Barb Maynard and Kara Deniz, kdeniz@teamster.org Leading Logistics Company at Ports of LA/Long Beach with Long Track Record of Breaking Labor and Safety Laws Resulting in 7 Disruptive …

Regulatory Action and Litigation at NFI

National Freight Industries/California Cartage, based in Wilmington, CA, is one of the largest goods movement companies in America, with warehouses and port trucking operations across the U.S. Referred to herein as “NFI/Cal Cartage,” this family of companies was recently acquired …

Supreme Court Rules Port Truck Drivers Cannot Be Forced to Waive Rights Through Private Arbitration

Justice for Port Truck Drivers PRESS ADVISORY: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 PRESS CONTACTS:  Barb Maynard and Kara Deniz,  kdeniz@teamster.org BREAKING NEWS U.S. Supreme Court Rules Port Truck Drivers Cannot Be Forced to Waive Their Rights Through Private Arbitration Agreements PORT OF LOS …

Port Truck Drivers Awarded $6 Million; Drivers’ Manager Held Responsible For Wage Theft

PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, January 10, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contacts: Barb Maynard, Justice for Port Drivers Kara Deniz, Teamsters, kdeniz@teamster.org The Gig is Up in California! Port Truck Drivers Awarded Nearly $6 Million; Drivers’ Manager Held Personally Responsible For Wage Theft …

Cal Cartage Port Drivers File Claims for Minimum Wage Violations with Los Angeles

For Immediate Release PRESS CONTACTS: Barb Maynard, Justice for Port Drivers Kara Deniz, Teamsters BREAKING NEWS: CA port truck drivers employed by company operating on Port of LA property request investigation of their employer for violating Los Angeles minimum wage law  …

BREAKING: Federal judge blocks TPS deportations after 64 arrested at Port of LA!

PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT: Barb Maynard, Justice for Port Drivers, barb@actnowstrategies.com Kara Deniz, Teamsters, kdeniz@teamster.org Hours after mass civil disobedience at Port of LA highlightingTPS crisis… Federal judge blocks federal government from deporting hundreds of …

Media Round Up #PortStrike October 2018

Press Releases October 3, 2018: BREAKING: Federal judge blocks TPS deportations after 64 arrested at Port of LA! October 3, 2018: Striking Port Drivers with TPS Threatened by Cancellation Rally at Port of LA October 2, 2018: Striking XPO port driver awarded >$100k …

Striking Port Drivers with TPS Threatened by Cancellation Rally at Port of LA

Justice for Port Truck Drivers | Teamsters | Working Families United | NDLON | CARACEN Press Advisory PRESS CONTACT: Barb Maynard, Justice for Port Drivers, 323-351-9321 barb@actnowstrategies.com Kara Deniz, Teamsters, (202) 497-6610; kdeniz@teamster.org Armando Carmona, NDLON, (951) 966-6500, armando@ndlon.org B. Loewe, Working …