LA County Board of Supervisors Approves Motion Offering Assistance to Port Truck Drivers Filing Claims for Wage Theft

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on Tuesday to create a plan to implement five areas of action from the County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Department (DCBA) that help employees, including Long Beach port truck drivers, filing claims for wage theft.

Port Trucking Companies Fight Accruing Charges for Delayed Containers, Declare Force Majeure

The Harbor Trucking Association, a coalition of Los Angeles and Long Beach intermodal carriers, announced on Friday that it had been copied on more than 70 letters sent by 70 different Southern California trucking companies in the drayage business at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, to the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) and various steamship lines to declare force majeure, as defined under the Uniform Intermodal Interchange and Facilities Agreement (UIIA).