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XPO Ordered To Pay $855K In Stolen Wages To 4 Port Truckers
National, Transportation

XPO Ordered To Pay $855K In Stolen Wages To 4 Port Truckers

April 23, 2017    By Doug Cunningham Workers Independent News To hear the audio click the following link Los Angeles, CA – California’s Labor Commissioner is ordering XPO logistics to re-pay more than $850,000 in stolen port trucker wages to four Port Of Los Angeles/Long Beach drivers. The workers were illegally mis-classified as independent contractors instead as…

Union Plumbers to Fix Flint’s Pipes
Health and Safety, National

Union Plumbers to Fix Flint’s Pipes

April 22, 2017  By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel Flint, MI – A federal-court settlement approved Mar. 28 requires the state of Michigan to replace the pipes that caused Flint’s water supply to be contaminated with lead—and most of the work will be done by union plumbers. The settlement resolves a lawsuit filed by Flint…

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