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U.S. DOL Orders Cal Cartage Warehouse to Repay Workers $3.5 Million

Press Release  — September 18, 2018 Press Contact: Barb Maynard U.S. Department of Labor Orders NFI Industries’ California Cartage Warehouse to Repay Workers $3.5 Million in Back Wages and Benefits PORT OF LOS ANGELES/LONG BEACH – On September 13, 2018, …

XPO Logistics Regulatory Action and Litigation

XPO Logistics (XPO) is a publicly traded, global company that last year earned $15 billion in revenue and whose subsidiaries XPO Cartage and XPO Port Services, Inc. d/b/a XPO Logistics are together among the top trucking companies servicing the Ports …

Two CA Port Truck Drivers Unlawfully Fired – One Savagely Beaten!

PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Barb Maynard Two CA Port Truck Drivers Unlawfully Fired – One Savagely Beaten! – by Company That Hauls Imports for Herbalife Nutrition and Kimberly-Clark After Independently Demanding To Be Paid for …

California Assembly Passes Landmark Legislation to Clean Up Port Trucking Industry

PRESS ADVISORY: August 31, 2018 PORTS OF LOS ANGELES & LONG BEACH, CA – Today, the California State Legislature approved Senate Bill 1402 (Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens)), to restore dignity to the hard-working men and women who haul our …

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 …

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, …