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Today's Teamster News 07.06.14

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Southern California port truck drivers loading up on wage-theft cases  Los Angeles Times   ...the state Department of Industrial Relations has ruled in recent months that nearly 40 drivers were improperly designated as contractors, which denied them significant workplace protections. So far, $4.3 million in back pay and penalties has been awarded to drivers...
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Today's Teamster News 04.01.14

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CCTA Management and Drivers Still Make No Deal  Burlington Free Press   ...After another marathon negotiation session, no deal was reached between Chittenden County Transportation Authority management and the Teamsters Local 597 bus drivers' union, the two sides said Saturday...

Today's Teamster News 03.12.14

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Teamsters Back School Bus Drivers in Fight Against ‘Rampant’ Wage Theft  In These Times   ...More than 350 Baltimore-area bus drivers, who are members of Teamsters Local 570, are preparing to celebrate victory in a $1.25 million wage theft case against Durham School Services, an Illinois-based bus-contracting company with operations across much of the country...

Today's Teamster News 02.25.14

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Here's 30 Billion Reasons Why Mexican Trucks Are No Joke  Huffington Post   ...The Mexican trucking industry has repeatedly failed to get its own carriers to participate in a cross-border pilot program created in 2011 to study whether Mexican truckers are meeting basic safety standards set up in the wake of NAFTA...

Today's Teamster News 02.07.14

Senate Fails to Pass Three-Month Extension of Jobless Aid  New York Times   ...The Senate failed to move forward on a three-month extension of assistance for the long-term unemployed on Thursday, leaving it unlikely that Congress would approve the measure soon while undercutting a key aspect of President Obama’s economic recovery plan...

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