YRC Freight Rescinds Pay Cuts—But Not for All Workers

May 1, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Kansas City, MO - Three years after the Teamsters agreed to pay cuts to prevent the YRC Freight trucking company from going bankrupt, the company is rescinding the cuts—but only for workers in some areas.

Congressmembers Urge Boston Not to Privatize Transit Jobs

April 27, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Boston, MA - All 11 members of the state’s congressional delegation have asked the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to work out a deal with Machinists Local 264 rather than insist on outsourcing dozens of jobs.

New Contract a Gateway to Better Jobs

April 25, 2017 
Reprinted: RWDSU.INFO

Newark, NJ - Gateway shuttle bus drivers in Newark, New Jersey, joined RWDSU/UFCW Local 108 last year to improve their pay and treatment.

Budweiser Delivery Teamsters on Strike

April 25, 2017  
By Stephanie West

Great Neck, NY -  Members of Teamsters Local 812, who deliver, sell, and merchandise Budweiser, Heineken, and other beer products to Nassau and Suffolk Counties will be on strike starting today.

NYC Mayor Welcomes NYC Ferry Boats

April 23, 2017 
By Neal Tepel

New York, NY -  Mayor Bill de Blasio on April 17th, welcomed the first three of 20 total NYC Ferry vessels into New York Harbor. The boats departed from Liberty Landing in New Jersey before docking at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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

April 23, 2017   
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News 

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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 what they are - employees.

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