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Teamsters take fight with XPO to New Jersey

The Teamsters union carried its battle with XPO Logistics to Trenton, New Jersey where 33 less-than-truckload drivers filed a petition to organize with the National Labor Relations Board. The New Jersey drivers are the latest XPO employees to seek an …

Logistics Giant XPO Logistics’ drayage division settles with Teamsters Union at Port of Savannah

Port of Savannah, GA – XPO Drayage, Inc., has reached a settlement agreement with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) over Unfair Labor Practice charges filed by Teamsters Local 728 following a widely-publicized incident, which was captured on police audio …

XPO Reaches NLRB Agreement Over Trucking Workplace Retaliation Claims

A division of trucking giant XPO Logistics has reached a settlement agreement with the National Labor Relations Board over unfair labor practice charges filed by truck drivers at the Port of Savannah. Read more.  

Logistics Giant XPO Logistics’ drayage division settles with Teamsters Union at Georgia’s Port of Savannah just days after CEO Bradley Jacobs publicly declares “I don’t believe in the Teamsters”

Justice for Port Drivers/Stand Up For Savannah For Immediate Release: March 15, 2017 Press Contacts: National – Barbara Maynard, (323) 351-9321 Georgia – Ben Speight, (404) 604-6762 Logistics Giant XPO Logistics’ drayage division settles with Teamsters Union at Georgia’s Port …

Some Straight Talk on the Truck Driver Shortage – The Job is Terrible, Researcher Says

The acute truck driver shortage in the US (and indeed many other parts of the world) continues on, though the situation was somewhat muted in the soft freight environment seen in 2016. Still the American Trucking Associations (ATA) estimates there …

Wage theft is widespread, but politics and policies can play a powerful role in reducing it.

Wage theft is pervasive, but often remains hidden. When employers cheat employees out of the wages they’ve earned, few complain out of fear they’ll be fired, deported, or abused. Indeed, as the Trump administration has begun more aggressive deportations, immigrant workers have …

5 tips to avoid truck driver misclassification

  For decades, the logistics industry has relied heavily on owner-operator independent contractors to move goods across states, the country, and even internationally. Although this model has maximized efficiency and lowered costs for trucking companies, the use of owner-operators is …

Were those driverless trucks on the 110 Freeway?

Three big rigs barrelled up and down the 110 Freeway on Wednesday, mirroring one another in a tight pattern. Two of the Volvo big rigs bore special antennas to “talk” to one another and radar that can detect movement around …

NLRB Reviews Wave of Truck Driver Workplace Retaliation Claims

Truckers have asked the National Labor Relations Board to intervene in a string of cases in which the drivers say they have become victims of workplace retaliation, including termination, as they pushed for collective bargaining and better working conditions. The …

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