(OAKLAND, Calif.) – Workers at an intermodal rail transportation company in Oakland voted today to form their union as members of Teamsters Local 70 in an effort to achieve a more secure future for themselves and their families.
Drivers, warehouse workers use new Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order to press their case against unscrupulous companies.
The bankruptcy of Hanjin shipping has caused backups and uncertainty for workers at the port of Long Beach.
NPR's Marketplace reports that short-haul port truck drivers in Long Beach and Los Angeles went on strike to protest continued misclassification as independent contractors.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the issue of port truck driver misclassification in New Jersey is currently being debated in the legislature.
Teamsters from across the country are taking part in a National Action handing out leaflets at XPO/Con-way terminals to coincide with actions taking place at the Ports of LA, Long Beach and locations in San Diego as XPO workers are standing united to fight for fairness on the job.
After nearly a week of picketing, workers to end strike by parading through the streets to bring further attention to misclassification issue.
The annual Essay Contest for college students, who are the sons or daughters of Teamsters, is now accepting applications.