NEWS AND RESOURCES

April 12th, 2021

Media Advisory: Port Truck Drivers Go on Strike, Demand Trucking Companies Follow the Law

Port Truck Drivers Go on Strike, Demand Trucking Companies Follow the Law, Reinstate Illegally Fired Workers, Bargain for Fair Contract Strike follows NLRB complaint alleging 20 violations of labor law...

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April 5th, 2021

Sen. Gonzalez, Sen. Durazo, Asm. Carrillo to Unveil Legislative Package to Protect Essential Port Truck Drivers

*PRESS CONFERENCE AT 11:30am* MON: Sen. Gonzalez, Sen. Durazo, Asm. Carrillo to Unveil Legislative Package to Protect Essential Port Truck Drivers Pandemic underscores urgency of justice for misclassified...

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June 25th, 2020

Port Drivers Offered Free COVID-19 Testing at Port of LA

TODAY: Teamsters to Distribute Masks, Food to Port Truck Drivers Impacted by COVID-19 Majority of Truck Drivers Report Declining Pay as Illegal Misclassification...

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May 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus News Clips

Port Drivers are essential workers and have been impacted by the health and safety concerns related to the coronavirus as well as the slowdown at the Ports of LA and Long Beach May 17, 2020:

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January 16th, 2020

AB-5 | Statement on preliminary injunction regarding truck drivers

Teamsters Port Division Reacts to Preliminary Injunction Regarding Assembly Bill 5’s Application to California Truck Drivers PORTS OF LOS ANGELES/LONG BEACH...

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January 9th, 2020

Teamsters Reacts to CA Judge Ruling On Assembly Bill 5

Teamsters Port Division Reacts to CA Judge Ruling That Assembly Bill 5 Does Not Apply to Port Truck Drivers...

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December 23rd, 2019

Universal Fires Employee Drivers, Replaces with Misclassified Independent Contractors

Just days before Christmas and weeks before AB5 takes effect in California… 70 Employee Port Truck Drivers Fired;

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November 13th, 2019

CA Trucking Association lawsuit perpetuates misclassification and wage theft

Teamsters react to CA Trucking Association lawsuit to perpetuate misclassification and wage theft at America’s largest port complex PORTS OF LOS ANGELES...

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November 12th, 2019

XPO Drivers File New Claims In Wake of AB5

In the wake of AB 5, port and rail drivers for global logistics company hauling for Toyota & BMW win $800,000...

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