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XPO Worker Abuse
(NORTH HAVEN, Conn.) – U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-CT, visited with workers who are on strike against XPO Logistics at a warehouse in North Haven, telling them she supports their fight against the company’s unfair labor practices.
(WASHINGTON) – Workers at a XPO Logistics warehouse in North Haven, Connecticut, walked off the job early Thursday over the logistics giant’s unfair labor practices. The workers are seeking to end the illegal abuses and manipulation from XPO. The facility’s exclusive customer is aircraft manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft.
XPO Logistics will close a Memphis warehouse where employees had complained about widespread discrimination and a number of pregnant workers had miscarriages. The Teamsters union, which has been trying to organize workers at the warehouse, said the closing was retaliation against employees who publicized incidents of sexual harassment and pregnancy discrimination.
(WASHINGTON) – XPO workers denounced today’s announcement by XPO Logistics, Inc. that it will be closing its Verizon-contracted Memphis facility beginning April 15, 2019. With this closure, XPO and Verizon will walk away from a warehouse that was the subject of an Oct. 21, 2018 New York Times article that exposed pregnancy discrimination. The closure will take an estimated 400 jobs out of the Memphis community.
The following is a statement by International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on Fortune magazine naming XPO as “World’s Most Admired Company.”
Workers at XPO Logistics warehouse here, joined by ally organizations, rallied around the country last week to alert Verizon customers of the mistreatment of employees in the company’s contracted XPO distribution warehouse in Memphis.
(Nationwide) – XPO Logistics workers and allied organizations nationwide sent a powerful message to Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg and Board of Directors on Thursday, re-engaging them with a second letter and alerting customers at Verizon stores to mistreatment in the company’s supply chain.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters Union called on XPO Logistics, Inc. CEO Bradley Jacobs to formally acknowledge his company’s failure to address ongoing issues at its Memphis, Tenn. distribution center that include pregnancy discrimination, worker intimidation, and harassment.