Years of negotiations with XPO Logistics Europe management finally resulted in an agreement to establish a European Works Council (EWC), reached on Oct. 31, 2019. This is a huge step towards the improvement of workers’ rights at XPO, a company known for its discriminatory practices and other forms of workplace rights violations.
XPO continues to violate workers’ federal rights to unionization, and a hearing was held the week of Nov. 18 to hold the company accountable.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters its 1.4 million members, stand with International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and an alliance of unions who are bringing action against XPO Logistics Europe using the French Corporate Duty of Vigilance Law.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, The Teamsters Union announced that it stands in solidarity with French union members on strike and engaged in negotiations with XPO Logistics, Inc.
On Thursday, August 29, by a vote of 117 to 25, workers at the intermodal rail transportation Parsec in Austell, Georgia voted to join Local 728.
Josue Alvarez, a misclassified truck driver from XPO Logistics in Southern California, testified at a hearing for the "Protecting the Right to Organize Act" at the United States House of Representatives.
Sections of the "PRO Act" would make it easier for misclassified workers to be properly recognized as employees.
“As the workplace becomes increasingly splintered, we must protect worker rights,” said Chairwoman Fredricka Wilson (D-FL).
(DURBAN, South Africa) – Today, the Teamsters Union is warning South African institutional investors regarding the many risks facing investments in one of the world's largest transportation and warehousing companies, XPO Logistics [NYSE: XPO] at the Institute of Retirement Funds Africa conference in Durban, South Africa. The conference is the largest gathering of South African institutional investors, an industry with 6.2 trillion ZAR or $440 billion USD assets under management. The union is meeting with pension fund trustees and other investment professionals throughout the conference.
XPO workers and union representatives from France, U.K., and Belgium along with U.S. XPO workers from freight, warehouse and intermodal joined Teamster representatives at XPO Logistics annual shareholder meeting in Rye, New York followed by XPO’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lyon, France for the second year in a row to address the systemic issues that continue within the walls of the company. Many of the matters addressed to XPO's CEO Bradley Jacobs and his board are the same issues the global group has tirelessly been fighting to get answers to, including: the announced closure of the infamous Verizon warehouse in Memphis, Tenn., wage disparity, rampant sexual harassment, pay and pension discrepancy, discrimination and lack of respect to all XPO workers.