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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 …

Striking XPO port driver awarded >$100k for wage theft; rally with striking XPO port drivers

Today at 12:30pm PST in Commerce, CA RALLY WITH STRIKING XPO PORT TRUCK DRIVERS PRESS CONTACTS: Media contact: Anna Susman,anna.susman@berlinrosen.com On the ground contact: Kara Deniz,kdeniz@teamster.org Justice for Port Drivers: Barb Maynard, Justice for Port Drivers, barb@actnowstrategies.com PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Tuesday, …

Amazon & Toyota contracted port drivers & warehouse workers ON STRIKE from LA to San Diego

PRESS ADVISORY: Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Barb Maynard, barb@actnowstrategies.com Kara Deniz, kdeniz@teamster.org LA/Long Beach Port Truck Drivers and Warehouse Workers Launch 16th Strike in Five Years; Striking Workers To Call On Company Customers, Including Toyota & Amazon, to Use Their …

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 …

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 …

Amazon & Toyota Contracted Port Drivers & Warehouse Workers to Strike Monday

PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Monday, Oct. 10, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Barb Maynard Monday, Oct. 1, starting at 7:00 am LA/Long Beach Port Truck Drivers and Warehouse Workers to Launch 16th Strike in Five Years; Striking Workers To Call On Company Customers, Including …

This is why the Teamsters say L.A., Long Beach port truck drivers will go on strike Monday, Oct. 1

By Mark Edward Nero September 27, 2018 Long Beach Press Telegram “We’re here to put you on notice that we’re fed up and we’re going on strike,” Preston Richie, a business representative for Teamsters Local 848 told the Port of …

Port Workers Plan Strike in L.A. to Challenge Logistics Firms

By Josh Eidelson Bloomberg September 27, 2018 Warehouse workers and truck drivers at Los Angeles ports are planning to launch a three-day strike Monday, aiming to put pressure on logistics companies they claim owe them back wages. Read More