Drivers working for XPO picketed against the company Monday, Feb 29. The drivers joined protests already underway by drivers for Pacific 9 Transportation.

Barb Maynard, spokeswoman for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, told Land Line Now both groups believe they’re victims of job misclassification and wage theft.

“At XPO, the company has been trying to force the drivers to sign new lease agreements that effectively waive their right to fight back on this misclassification issue,” Maynard told Land Line Now. “That’s why the drivers are so angry. They’re not interested in signing these new lease agreements.”

Drivers working for XPO took part in multiple protests and labor actions in conjunction with the Teamsters last year. Drivers have been striking against Pacific 9 Transportation since last July.
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