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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 …

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 …