Once again, the Teamsters put XPO on the legislative record for being a bad actor. In this case, XPO warehousing operations received tax reductions and credits, did not fulfill their agreement with the public and attempted to leave taxpayers hanging.
The deadline for applying for an academic or vocational/training program scholarship from the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is March 2.
(HOUSTON) – After 10 months of negotiations, Sysco drivers and warehouse workers voted to ratify a new five-year contract by an over 4-1 margin on Thursday, December 19. This ended a period of six months that they continued diligently working even after their previous contract expired in June.
(HAMPTON ROADS, Va.) – By a nearly 3-1 margin, Sysco warehouse workers voted for Teamsters Local 822 representation on Dec. 19, the fourth Teamster election win in the past several months at the nation’s largest broadline foodservice provider. Drivers at this same location won their election in late August. Sysco South Florida workers in Miami and workers at Sysco-Sygma Kansas City also won their election in August.
(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) – In the fifth day of an unfair labor practice strike at Fort Wayne’s United Natural Foods, Inc. [NYSE: UNFI] distribution center, Teamsters Local 414 members this morning extended pickets to Hopkins, Minnesota and Green Bay, Wisconsin. UNFI is under investigation for violation of federal labor laws in Fort Wayne.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Lakiesha Nelson, a former XPO Logistics employee who spoke out about sexual harassment and unsafe working conditions for pregnant workers at a XPO-Verizon facility in Memphis, Tennessee, today filed a charge with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging unlawful termination and retaliation.
(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) – Teamsters Local 414 drivers, warehouse and maintenance workers went on strike this morning at the Fort Wayne United Natural Foods, Inc. [NYSE: UNFI] distribution center to protest the company’s violations of federal laws that protect workers’ rights.
(BAKERSFIELD, CA) -- A group of line and city drivers at XPO Logistics in Central California have voted by a nearly 3-1 margin to join Teamsters Local 87, joining workers at seven other locations who are demanding fairness at one of the nation's largest logistics companies. The election took place Friday, December 6.