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D.C. Ambulance Workers Vote to Unionize

March 30, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Washington, DC - Workers at the company handling Washington’s ambulance services have voted for union representation.

Nissan Nixes Neutrality at Mississippi Plant

March 29, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Canton, MI - Nissan Motor Co. has refused a demand by the United Auto Workers that it stay neutral and not interfere with the union’s efforts to organize workers at its Mississippi plant here.

Grammar Quirk Wins Maine Truckers Overtime-Pay Lawsuit

March 21, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Boston, MA - A comma missing from a Maine state law about overtime tipped a federal appeals-court decision that will give 75 truck drivers up to $10 million in back pay. On Mar. 13, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling and held that drivers at the Oakhurst Dairy in Portland, Maine, were eligible for overtime pay.

NLRB Reviews Truckers’ Retaliation Complaints

March 17, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Washington, DC - In the last few months, the National Labor Relations Board has seen a wave of complaints from truck drivers about workplace retaliation for trying to unionize—including several from drivers at XPO Logistics and its subsidiaries, who the Teamsters have been trying to organize.

Uber Makes Seattle Drivers Watch Anti-Union Podcasts

March 17, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Seattle, WA - When Uber drivers here log onto the company’s system, there is now one more thing they have to do before they can start picking up fares: Listen to an anti-union podcast.

NYC Cabbies, Uber Drivers Rally to Protest Cuomo-Backed Uber Legislation; New Social Media Campaign Launched by Independent Drivers Guild

March 13, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – On Thursday, March 9th, yellow cab, green and black car drivers, and Uber and Lyft drivers rallied outside of Governor Cuomo’s New York City office in midtown Manhattan to protest a new bill backed by the Governor.

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