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L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers

L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers

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 employment laws from operating on city property.

December 13, 2017

Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles
Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees

Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees

An Arizona court has ruled that independent-contractor drivers were effectively and legally employees in the latest update of a class-action lawsuit against Swift Transportation.

January 11, 2017

Port Trucking Company Ordered to Court Over Unfair Labor Practices

Port Trucking Company Ordered to Court Over Unfair Labor Practices

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 Intermodal Bridge Transport engaged in unfair labor practices toward its drivers by misclassifying employees as independent contractors.

April 26, 2016

Port Truckers Picket As Far South As Mexico Border

Port Truckers Picket As Far South As Mexico Border

Port truck drivers from four trucking companies continued picketing at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, disrupting cargo operations across Southern California as far south as the border.

April 28, 2015

Port Truckers Strike Over Job Misclassification

Port Truckers Strike Over Job Misclassification

Hundreds of truckers from companies servicing the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have walked off the job to protest what they say are unfair labor practices due to improper employee classification.

April 27, 2015