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Striking CA Truckers Who Baul Borax Arrive at Rio Tinto’s Headquarters in Utah

PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 PRESS CONTACTS: Barb Maynard, (323) 351-9321; [email protected] Kara Deniz, (202) 624-6911, [email protected] As disruptive strike continues at America’s largest seaport and Rio Tinto Boron Mine… NFI/California Cartage Express Drivers, Teamsters, Faith and Community …

Port Drivers of LA & Long Beach Regulatory and Litigation Overview

Drivers at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been challenging their misclassification as “independent contractors” and exercising their rights as employees. They have been engaging in collective action at the courts, in their truck yards and at …

NFI Workers Call on NJEDA to Rescind NFI’s $80 Mil Tax Break

For Immediate Release July 16, 2019 Contact: Kara Deniz, [email protected] TEAMSTERS, NFI WORKERS CALL ON NJEDA TO RESCIND NFI’S $80 MILLION TAX BREAK Teamsters, NFI Workers, Community Allies Speak Out at NJEDA Board Meeting; Deliver Petition Calling for Freeze of …

NJ EDA Needs to Suspend NFI’s $80 Mil Tax Break

For Immediate Release June 19, 2019  Media Contact: Kara Deniz, (202) 497-6610, [email protected] TEAMSTERS CALL ON N.J. EDA TO IMMEDIATELY SUSPEND NFI’S $80 MILLION TAX BREAK Governor’s Independent Task Force Report Found NFI was Awarded $80 Million in Tax Breaks Despite …

NJ Attorney General Needs To Investigate NFI Over Tax Benefits

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2019 Media Contact: Kara Deniz, (202) 497-6610, [email protected] TEAMSTERS CALL ON N.J. ATTORNEY GENERAL, EDA TO INVESTIGATE, PROSECUTE AND SANCTION NFI OVER TAX BENEFITS APPLICATION Teamsters Letter Shows NFI Failed to Disclose Wire Fraud Conviction, …

House Passes DREAM & PROMISE ACT – Port truck drivers, Teamsters react

PRESS RELEASE FOR: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 PRESS CONTACTS: Barb Maynard, (323) 351-9321; [email protected] Kara Deniz, (202) 624-6911, [email protected] Port truck drivers in U.S. under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program, Teamsters, applaud passage of Dream and Promise Act in U.S. …

Lowes Contracted Port Drivers and Warehouse Workers will Leaflet in Charlotte

PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, May 30, 2019 PRESS CONTACTS: General: Barb Maynard, (323) 351-9321; [email protected] Teamsters Port Division (on location in Charlotte): Ricardo Hidalgo, (310) 251-6876 Friday, May 31, 1:00 pm EST Truck drivers, warehouse workers from America’s largest port complex …

CA Drivers Engage In Global Day of XPO Protest

PRESS ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, May 30, 2019 ***UPDATED*** PRESS CONTACTS: San Diego Location: Santos Castaneda, (202) 903-8133 Commerce and Compton Locations: Eddie Rodriguez, (925) 351-4389 General: Barb Maynard, (323) 351-9321; [email protected] CA Truck Drivers Who Haul Cargo To and From …

Port Workers Applaud Port of LA Decision to Lease to Toll Group

Justice for Port Truck Drivers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 6, 2019 PRESS CONTACTS: Barb Maynard, Justice for Port Drivers, 323-351-9321; [email protected] Kara Deniz, Teamsters, (202) 497-6610; [email protected] Teamsters, Port Workers Applaud Port of LA Decision to Lease Former NFI/Cal Cartage …

Drivers Who Haul for Best Buy, Puma, and Lowe’s Awarded $1.2 Mil

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 PRESS CONTACTS: Barb Maynard, Justice for Port Drivers, 323-351-9321; [email protected] Kara Deniz, Teamsters, (202) 497-6610; [email protected] Truck Drivers Who Haul Imports for Best Buy, Puma, and Lowe’s Awarded More Than $1.2 Million For Wage …