On May 11th Sysco Warehouse workers in Post Falls, ID unanimously voted to ratify a Teamsters contract and join Local 690 in Spokane, WA.
With the support of TimesUp leaders, women workers are speaking out about systemic and pervasive sexual harassment at a XPO Logistics warehouse in Memphis. XPO Logistics is a $9 billion company that packages and distributes products for Verizon, Disney, Nike, Home Depot, and other major retailers across the world.
(WASHINGTON) – Drivers at XPO Logistics in Erie, Pa. filed for Teamster representation today with Local 397, the latest action by workers across the U.S. who are banding together to fight for fair treatment at one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the world.
(WASHINGTON) – Leading proxy advisory firms Glass Lewis and Institutional Shareholder Services are recommending XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) investors support a Teamster-filed shareholder resolution that seeks better disclosure of the company’s sustainability practices, including its workplace conditions. The company will hold its annual shareholder meeting on May 17, in Rye Brook, N.Y.
On May 2, 2018, Inventory Control workers at Sysco in Riverside, California voted to join Local 683 in San Diego. There are seven workers in the bargaining unit.
Verizon is investigating complaints of sexual harassment filed by eight women against a Memphis firm it contracts with for shipping of cell phones.
(SEATTLE) –Ahead of Verizon’s annual shareholder meeting Thursday, leading groups in the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements are calling on Verizon CEO Lowell C. McAdam and the company’s board of directors to meet with them and discuss next steps to end pervasive sexual harassment and misconduct in Verizon-contracted warehouses. The letter comes as female workers employed at the Verizon-contracted XPO Logistics warehouse in Memphis recently filed a wave of complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). After receiving the group’s letter, Verizon stated on Wednesday that it will investigate the complaints.