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

The Gig is Up in California! Port Truck Drivers Awarded Nearly $6 Million; Drivers’ Manager Held Personally Responsible For Wage Theft Due To Misclassification As Independent Contractors PORT OF LOS ANGELES/LONG BEACH, CA – 24 California port truck drivers employed by NFI Industries/California Cartage , the largest goods movement operator at the twin ports of Los Angeles and […]

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LA City Council Vetoes Preferential Operating Agreement

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 City Council, which oversees the largest container port in North America, unanimously vetoed the Foreign Trade Zone Operating Agreement (FTZ) granted by the Port’s Harbor Commission to California Cartage’s […]

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

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 Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) has amended SB 1402 to eradicate systemic wage theft and labor law violations in California’s port trucking industry […]

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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”

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 tape and subsequently shared on the Huffington Post, outside XPO’s Wentworth, GA, facility. XPO, which has a long history of retaliation against […]

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