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Trucking Industry, IBT Unions Clash Over Driver Classification in New Jersey

Trucking Industry, IBT Unions Clash Over Driver Classification in New Jersey
Port trucking companies back a New Jersey Assembly bill that would make it easier to hire drivers as contractors. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters wants drivers classified as employees.
Unions want truck drivers that move cargo between docks and rail yards such as this one at Port Newark to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors.

LA Port Truckers Expand Strike To San Diego - 'Massive' March Planned Monday In Wilmington - 06-06-16

LA Port Truckers Expand Strike To San Diego - 'Massive' March Planned Monday In Wilmington - 06-06-16

Chicago ATU 241 Fired Executive Board Member Erek Slater at 30.25 min.

Chicago ATU 241 Fired Executive Board Member Erek Slater at 30.25 min.
http://new.weft.org/audio/2016/laborhour/iwlh_2016-05-28.mp3

The Free-Spirited Journey of A Taxi Union Organizer

The Free-Spirited Journey of A Taxi Union Organizer
http://opencitymag.com/the-free-spirited-journey-of-a-taxi-union-organizer/

From sufism to reggae, from construction work to driving taxis, it has been a colorful ride for one of the co-founders of a taxi drivers union in New York.

3 Illinois Metra workers fired for breaking mobile device ban

3 Illinois Metra workers fired for breaking mobile device ban
Metra policy forbids train workers from using personal electronic devices while on-duty. (Megan Jones / Lake County News-Sun)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-metra-cell-phone-fi...
Mary Wisniewski Contact Reporter
Chicago Tribune

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