In a national move to modernize the port trucking industry to respect the rights of drivers and stabilize their families’ income, drivers at a South Carolina port drayage company have voted to join Teamsters Local 509.
The Los Angeles City Council has asked city attorney to investigate options banning trucking companies operating on city properties that break local, state and federal laws.
An Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) has issued a decision in a case involving Intermodal Bridge Transport (IBT) misclassifying port truck drivers as independent contractors.
USA Today reports that federal agencies have used port trucking companies accused of labor violations.
Port truck drivers are calling on Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti to take action.
Teamster leaders, drivers announce support for legislation offered by Reps. Napolitano, Nadler.
USA Today: Shell Games - How trucking companies that cheat drivers dodge penalties.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamster leaders and port truck drivers fighting for their employee rights with the help of the Teamsters announced their support today for measures that would take steps to address the broken employment system that exists in port trucking and empower local ports to reduce pollution, mitigate traffic congestion, heighten highway safety and improve efficiency.