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Jan 16, 2020, 21:30 ET Teamsters Port Division Reacts To Preliminary Injunction Regarding Assembly Bill 5's Application To California Truck Drivers

A U.S. District Court judge has issued a preliminary injunction in the case California Trucking Association, et al., v. Attorney General Xavier...


Dec 23, 2019, 14:08 ET Justice for Port Drivers: Seventy Employee Port Truck Drivers Fired; Told 'Get Your Own Truck' and Come Back to Work as An Independent Contractor

In direct violation of California's Assembly Bill 5, which unequivocally makes it illegal to misclassify California's truck drivers as 'independent...


Nov 13, 2019, 12:04 ET Teamsters React to CA Trucking Association Lawsuit to Perpetuate Misclassification and Wage Theft at America's Largest Port Complex

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the California Trucking Association (CTA) filed a lawsuit to block implementation of California's Assembly Bill 5, presumably to ...


Oct 24, 2019, 12:18 ET Justice for Port Drivers: L.A. City Council Unanimously Demands That America's Biggest Retailers Clean Up Their Supply Chain, Move Business to Trucking and Warehousing Companies That Comply With Law

After years of protests, legal actions, and strikes by warehouse workers and port truck drivers at NFI Industries/California Cartage – which had a...


Sep 12, 2019, 15:26 ET Misclassified Port Truck Drivers Who Haul Boron From Rio Tinto Mines to Port of Los Angeles Continue Strike

Port truck drivers employed by NFI Industries' California Cartage Express (CCX) subsidiary, whom the company illegally classifies as "independent...


Jul 16, 2019, 12:07 ET Teamsters, NFI Workers Call On NJEDA To Rescind NFI's $80 Million Tax Break

Today, Teamsters and NFI workers called on the NJEDA Board at its monthly meeting to rescind tax breaks to NFI, a lawbreaking company that stands to...


Jun 19, 2019, 10:49 ET Teamsters Call On N.J. EDA To Immediately Suspend NFI's $80 Million Tax Break

The Teamsters Union is calling on New Jersey's Economic Development Authority (EDA) to suspend nearly $80 million in tax breaks given to NFI, L.P.,...


May 06, 2019, 16:27 ET Teamsters, Port Workers Applaud Port of L.A. Decision to Lease Former NFI/California Cartage Property to New Trucking & Warehouse Company

The Port of Los Angeles has announced that the Toll Group has been selected to negotiate with the port to lease the 85-acre port-adjacent site, which ...


Apr 17, 2019, 12:22 ET Truck Drivers Who Haul Imports for Best Buy, Puma and Lowe's Awarded More Than $1.2 Million for Wage Theft at America's Largest Seaport

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...


Apr 15, 2019, 10:37 ET Truck Drivers Who Haul Borax For Rio Tinto Demand Enforcement Of Company's "Supplier Code Of Conduct" In US Supply Chain At Company's UK AGM

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...


Mar 20, 2019, 19:20 ET US Supreme Court Declines to Hear California Trucking Association Appeal, Validating CA Labor Commissioner Decisions Regarding Port Truck Driver Misclassification

On March 18, the United States Supreme Court decisively rejected an appeal to the case of the California Trucking Association v. [California Labor...


Feb 12, 2019, 13:02 ET Justice For Port Drivers: NFI/California Cartage Employees Call on Company's Customers - Such as Lowe's and TJ Maxx - to Work With New Tenant at Prime Port Property

In January, after three months of operating without a valid lease, NFI Industries (formerly the California Cartage family of companies), the largest...


Jan 16, 2019, 22:19 ET Justice for Port Drivers: Leading Logistics Company at Ports of LA/Long Beach with Long Track Record of Breaking Labor and Safety Laws Resulting in 7 Disruptive Labor Strikes Chooses to Abandon Workers Rather Than Reach Agreement to End Labor Disruptions

After three months of operation without a valid lease, NFI Industries, the largest trucking and warehousing company serving America's leading port...


Jan 15, 2019, 14:42 ET U.S. Supreme Court Rules Port Truck Drivers Cannot Be Forced to Waive Their Rights Through Private Arbitration Agreements

Today, the United States Supreme Court in the case New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira ruled that workers in the transportation industry cannot be forced to...


Jan 10, 2019, 16:12 ET Port Truck Drivers Awarded Nearly $6 Million; Drivers' Manager Held Personally Responsible For Wage Theft Due to Misclassification as Independent Contractors

Twenty-four California port truck drivers employed by NFI Industries/California Cartage, the largest goods movement operator at the twin ports of Los ...


Nov 27, 2018, 12:48 ET California Port Truck Drivers Employed by Company Operating on Port of Los Angeles Property Request Investigation of Their Employer for Violating LA Minimum Wage Law

Port truck drivers employed by NFI Industries subsidiary California Cartage Transportation Express, commonly known as "Cal Cartage Express," today...