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Bill Would Hold Retailers Liable for Trucking Company Labor Violations
Bill Would Hold Retailers Liable for Trucking Company Labor Violations

April 13, 2018
California state Sen. Ricardo Lara introduced a bill that would hold major retailers liable when trucking companies break labor laws, sparked by allegations...

Lawsuit Filed Against XPO Over Port Truck Driver Wages and Benefits
Lawsuit Filed Against XPO Over Port Truck Driver Wages and Benefits

February 28, 2018
A lawsuit filed on behalf of three truck drivers against XPO Logistics Cartage in California alleges that they did not receive proper wages and benefits due...

USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports
USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports

December 29, 2017
Drivers may be working shifts of up to 20 hours per day for six days a week at two major Southern California ports, sometimes contributing to fatal...

L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers
L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers

December 13, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Dec. 12 to investigate a ban of trucking and warehousing companies that break local, state, and federal...

New Legislation Introduced to Fight Driver Abuses at Ports
New Legislation Introduced to Fight Driver Abuses at Ports

October 26, 2017
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) and Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) introduced two separate bills on Capitol Hill that are aimed at addressing labor and...

Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles
Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles

June 19, 2017
Southern California truck drivers and warehouse workers who serve the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach once again went on strike on June 19, protesting...

Port Trucking Company Ordered to Court Over Unfair Labor Practices
Port Trucking Company Ordered to Court Over Unfair Labor Practices

April 26, 2016
In what's being called a historic case, the Los Angeles office of the National Labor Relations Board is looking into whether port trucking company...

Port Drivers Strike Again Over Misclassification Issue
Port Drivers Strike Again Over Misclassification Issue

October 28, 2015
This week, truck drivers went on strike at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach over employee misclassification and wage theft.

Striking Port Truckers Return to Work
Striking Port Truckers Return to Work

May 1, 2015
After a week of striking at port terminals and businesses across southern California, truckers from all of the affected companies have returned to work.

Port Truckers Picket As Far South As Mexico Border
Port Truckers Picket As Far South As Mexico Border

April 28, 2015
Port truck drivers from four trucking companies continued picketing at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, disrupting cargo operations across Southern...

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