LA/Long Beach Port Drivers Escalate Fight Against Wage Theft, Strike Is On

Portstrike_07-07-14_105932Fed-up port drivers at the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach walked off the job this morning to demand an end to wage theft and retaliation for trying to form a union. Ned Resnikoff at MSNBCreports:

California truck drivers at three major transportation companies went on strike Monday morning, demanding an end to purported labor law violations such as misclassification and intimidation. This is the fourth strike initiated by the drivers with the backing of the Teamsters union, but it’s the first without a definitive end date; whereas previous strikes have lasted between 24 and 48 hours, the drivers are now saying the won’t return to work until their demands are met.  Read the rest of this entry »

Glendora Sign Is Up!

Glendora_location1096The Glendora location is now proudly displaying the Teamster Logo which officially identifies our new location at 731 E. Arrow Highway, Glendora, CA. 91740 (MAP)

Local 848 Moves to Glendora

 

fixedteamster-logo_ssTeamsters Local 848 has officially moved from Covina to Glendora as of 05-26-14. Although the new location was reported to Google, it’s yet to be updated in the map database. Please note the new address is 731 E Arrow Highway, Glendora, Ca. 91740 and is on the north side of street just west of Sunflower Ave in the old Reasons to believe building. All phone numbers from the old Covina location will remain the same for the new Glendora location however a technical glitch has created a delay in getting these phone numbers up and running and should be resolved by days end. We apologize for the in convince and would ask that you please be patient as we work to resolve this issue.

    

MV Transit Members Ratify New 5 Year Contract

mvtrans_logoMV Transportation members who operate for the Glendale Bee Line in the city of Glendale ratified a new five year contract on 05-17-14. The new agreement includes improvements to language, health and welfare, pension and wages.

Victory for Port Truck Drivers

Port04-14_1092On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, striking truck drivers serving the nation’s largest port complex – the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – returned to work after an historic unfair labor practice strike that marked a dramatic escalation of drivers’ fight for dignity, respect, and a fair day’s pay for a hard day’s work. Read the rest of this entry »

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