Three port-related workers from across the country came to Capitol Hill yesterday to share their stories on how companies are taking advantage of their labor by misclassifying them as contract workers and how changes need to be made to federal law to stop the practice.
Immigrant workers entered into agreements with XPO so they could become truck owners. Instead, many ended up with nothing.
Corporate America is finding ways to saddle workers with lower salaries and no benefits so they can make even higher profits. That's not a model for success in the U.S.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, October 28-November 3, 2017.
Teamster leaders, drivers announce support for legislation offered by Reps. Napolitano, Nadler.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, August 19-25, 2017.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, August 12-18, 2017.
Companies continue to misclassify and engage in wage theft. And the problem is reaching beyond the nation's ports, panelists at Netroots Nation tell attendees.