Joint Council 7 Political Director Bloch Speaks Out on Hill against misclassification.
AB 5 will crack down on companies using independent contractors.
House Education and Labor Committee passes PRO Act. Full House consideration is next.
After seven years of trying, Garden State workers will have greater protections to ensure they get paid what they earned.
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.