New State Bill Could Hold Retailers Liable For Future Port Truck Driver Wage Theft Claims

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SB-1402, titled the “Dignity in the Driver’s Seat” bill, would make retailers jointly liable for abuses of port truck drivers if they’re found to have hired a trucking company that is not paying fair wages, has unpaid final judgments...
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A Unanimous Vote Puts City On Course To Address Wage Theft at Port of Long Beach

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The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to push forward with a plan to begin addressing the port trucker misclassification issues that have existed at the Long Beach and Los Angeles port complex for years. Drivers who...
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Long Beach Looks to Tackle Port Driver Misclassification Issue At Next City Council Meeting

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After years of port truck drivers asking for the Long Beach City Council to take action against alleged wage-theft occurring at the Port of Long Beach it appears that the council is prepared to start the process of finding...
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Los Angeles Files Lawsuits Against Port Trucking Companies to Stop Wage Theft, Misclassification

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Port trucking companies operating at the complex shared by Los Angeles and Long Beach are facing legal action after years of allegations that they’ve misclassified workers and forced them into agreements as independent contractors that in some cases have...

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Bills Aimed at Curbing Port Pollution, Wage-Theft of Port Drivers Introduced By Congressional Democrats

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In an early morning press conference at the nation’s capital on Thursday Democratic lawmakers introduced two bills aimed at curbing employment abuse of the nation’s port truck drivers as well as curbing pollution levels.

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