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Warehouse Workers Protest Retaliation with Strike

Port of Los Angeles, CA – Warehouse workers for California Cartage at the Port of Los Angeles are on strike for the third time in seven months as retaliation increased at the major warehouse moving goods for companies like Amazon and Lowe’s. Over 200 workers employed through staffing agency AMR/SSI were told on Monday that they were no longer going to be employed after April 30. The workers, some of whom have worked through the “temp” agency for over five years, have responded by not only demanding that they be retained, but that the company bring them on as direct employees.  

Teamsters: Port Drivers Win Nearly $7 Million in Wages, End Misclassification

(LOS ANGELES) – On Dec. 14, the California Labor Commissioner determined that 38 drivers at leading port trucking company Pacific 9 Transportation, which hauls containers from the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach for some of America’s premiere brands – including Costco, Goodyear Tires, Ugg Boots, and Microsoft – are in fact employees, not independent contractors, and ordered Pac 9 to pay them nearly $6.9 million in stolen wages

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