Port truck drivers and warehouse workers launched a major strike today at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif. The workers are at the gateway of the U.S. supply chain and will carry out a series of escalating strikes and actions to build worker power and expose an industry built on exploitation, wage theft and discrimination. This is the workers’ 16th strike in five years, and the largest one yet.
Port truck drivers and warehouse workers in Southern California at XPO Logistics and the NFI companies are going on strike and carrying out a series of escalating actions to expose an industry that has been exploiting them for years.
Warehouse workers and truck drivers at Los Angeles ports are planning to launch a three-day strike Monday, aiming to put pressure on logistics companies they claim owe them back wages.
A new California law attempts to resolve a long-running disupte over wages and working conditions for port truck drivers by putting big retailers--who foot the freight bill--on the hook for labor violations by the cargo carriers.
The governor of California on Saturday signed into law a bill holding retail companies jointly responsible for labor violations at their port trucking providers, marking a drastic shift in the relationship between the nation’s most powerful brands and those who deliver their goods in the Los Angeles harbor.
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Dozens of Teamsters from locals throughout Northern California, as well as port drivers from L.A./Long Beach, took part in a lobby day in Sacramento this week to push back on corporate efforts to overturn the state Supreme Court’s landmark Dynamex decision.
Over 120 Drivers from XPO Commerce, San Diego and Rancho Dominguez banded together and signed a petition asking for cleaner bathrooms, improved communication and prioritization of current XPO Drivers recently.