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Thread: XPO Logistics Drivers in Trenton Seek Teamster Representation

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    Default XPO Logistics Drivers in Trenton Seek Teamster Representation

    (TRENTON, N.J.) – Drivers at XPO Logistics in Trenton, N.J. filed for Teamster representation today, the latest action by workers across the U.S. who are banding together to fight for fair treatment at one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the world.

    The 33 drivers at the former Con-way Freight want to join Teamsters Local 701 in North Brunswick, N.J. and are planning to join workers in Miami, Laredo, Texas; Vernon, Calif.; Aurora, Ill.; North Haven, Conn.; and King of Prussia, Pa. who have already formed their union with the Teamsters.

    “The freight workers in Trenton are united, strong and focused on forming their union with the Teamsters so that they can address the issues that are important to them -- better and affordable health insurance, retirement security and a voice on the job,” said Ernie Soehl, Director of the Teamsters National Freight Division and President of Teamsters Local 701.
    https://teamster.org/news/2017/03/xp...representation

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    Default Re: XPO Logistics Drivers in Trenton Seek Teamster Representation

    I hope this allows others to see ( namely Fedex Freight drivers ) that a company, any company, has no respect for the working man. Respect is earned though a solid partnership of the union, employee and the employer, laying out clear rules and contractual obligations.
    Just like they do for executives.

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    Default Re: XPO Logistics Drivers in Trenton Seek Teamster Representation

    There's win number two for Ernie in local 701. First FedEx in S. Brunswick and now XPO in Trenton. I hope he can be successful in organizing on the national level............. I remember when he organized the office workers at Red Star in Newark. Man was Brad Jones pissed.
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