(PORT OF LOS ANGELES/LONG BEACH, Calif.) – Ten California port truck drivers who haul cargo for Best Buy, Puma and Lowe’s have been awarded more than $1.2 million by the California Labor Commissioner for wage theft due to misclassification as independent contractors.
(WORCESTER, Mass.) – On Friday, April 5, 2019 workers from First Student (Bay Path) voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 170. These workers are part of a growing movement of drivers and monitors who are organizing with the Teamsters Union because of the representation and benefits that come with a Teamster contract.
(EVERETT, Wash.) – On Friday, drivers at Durham School Services in Everett, Wash. voted by more than a three-to-one margin to join Teamsters Local 38. The 127 workers are part of a growing movement of drivers and monitors who are organizing with the union because of the representation and benefits that come with a Teamster contract.
XPO freight drivers in Erie, Pennsylvania filed for Teamster representation on April 9, 2019, 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.
(LONDON AND PORT OF LOS ANGELES, Calif.) – On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, a delegation of contract truck drivers who haul borax from the Rio Tinto mines in Boron, Calif., to the Port of Los Angeles, together with Teamster leaders, attended the company’s Annual General Meeting in London, England. The drivers, who are employed by Rio Tinto’s contract drayage carrier California Cartage Express, a division of NFI Industries, attended the meeting with Teamster officials to demand an end to wage theft due to their misclassification as independent contractors (rather than employees) and enforcement of the Rio Tinto's Supplier Code of Conduct in their U.S. supply chain.
(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – The more than 2,500 Local 251 Teamsters who work at Rhode Island Hospital ratified a new five-year agreement yesterday by a 97.5 percent vote.