(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters believe XPO Logistics, Inc.’s stated plan to buy more companies and expand its global operations to Asia and beyond is fraught with risk because of the company’s record of integrating businesses while implementing unsustainable policies and practices that harms its workforce.
An article recently in the Los Angeles Times highlights how port truck drivers working at the port of Los Angeles/Long Beach are cheated out of wages and benefits.
A week-long strike by Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach truck drivers and warehouse workers culminated in a large and raucous rally on the steps of the Los Angeles city hall.
Nationally syndicated radio host Leslie Marshall interviewed Teamsters Organizing Department Director Jeff Farmer about the XPO freight, warehouse and port workers’ ongoing struggle for justice.
Today, port and rail drivers misclassified as “independent contractors” at XPO Cartage, Inc., part of XPO Logistics, Inc., began an “Unfair Labor Practice” strike to protest illegal job classification that robs them of their employee rights.
Port and rail drivers with XPO Cartage, part of XPO Logistics, Inc. began a strike today at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and other locations to protest illegal job classification that robs them of their employee rights.
A recent investigative report from USA Today details how port truck drivers are often driving more than 16 hours a day while being paid very little.