Radio host Leslie Marshall talks with Teamsters Local 120 Business Agent Troy Gustafson about the fight for safe working conditions and a fair contract at O’Reilly Auto Parts in Minnesota.
(BLAINE,Minn.)–O’Reilly Auto Parts (NASDAQ:ORLY) drivers, represented by Teamsters Local 120, voted overwhelmingly yesterday to reject the company’s contract offer. Workers say management’s demands will create safety risks for drivers on the road, undermine their living standards and introduce inefficiencies in the company’s distribution system.
(ST. PAUL, Minn.) – The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry has filed a lawsuit accusing trucking firms LME INC, Finish Line Express and Lakeville Motor Express of fraud and wage theft. This comes just over two months after Lakeville Motor Express closed, laying off 95 workers with no notice three days before Thanksgiving.
Teamsters who deliver O’Reilly Auto Parts to the company’s retail outlets across Minnesota, voted unanimously to walk off the job if the company does not abandon contract demands that will drive down living standards and create unnecessary safety risks.
(GREENWICH, Conn.) – Today, Teamsters Union members rallied outside XPO’s headquarters to denounce a compensation plan that could provide a windfall stock award for CEO Bradley Jacobs worth $110 million at current stock price levels. Jacobs and the Board didn’t show up to field workers’ and shareholders’ questions and concerns over the incentive pay plan.
XPO Logistics’ CEO Bradley Jacobs is poised to reap a potential $110 million money grab while the company’s employees have to deal with lousy health insurance and no retirement security.
A federal court has denied XPO/Con-way’s latest attempt to delay the decision by workers in Laredo, Texas to form their union as Teamsters with Local 657.