Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Private

NLRB Accuses Amazon of Illegal Anti-Union Actions

An Amazon fulfillment center Inc. violated federal labor law by unilaterally changing policies and terminating union supporters at its sole unionized warehouse, U.S. labor board prosecutors allege.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
May 23, 2023
Business, Equipment

Nissan Technicians in Tennessee Vote Against Unionization

Vehicles on the production line at the Nissan manufacturing facility in Smyrna, Tenn.

Nissan North America technicians in Tennessee voted against organizing under the Machinists union, the latest defeat for unionization efforts at foreign automakers in the U.S. South.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
March 17, 2023
Government, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Fires Unionizing Autopilot Workers, Complaint Alleges

A Tesla Inc. logo outside of a closed showroom

Tesla Inc. terminated dozens of employees Feb. 15 at its plant in Buffalo, N.Y., one day after Autopilot workers at the facility announced a union campaign, organizers said in a complaint.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
February 16, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Nissan Technicians Can Vote on Union, NLRB Rules

A vehicle on the Nissan production line

A group of around 86 Nissan North America Inc. technicians at a Tennessee manufacturing plant can vote on unionization, the U.S. labor board ruled.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
February 3, 2023
Government, Business, Technology

Facebook Job Ads Illegally Discriminate, Female Truckers Claim

The logo for Facebook

Meta Platforms Inc. “routinely discriminates” in steering job ads to specific age and gender groups on its Facebook platform, a women’s truckers organization alleged in a civil rights complaint.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
December 1, 2022
Government, Business

Labor Department Targets Warehouse Industry for Wage Enforcement


The U.S. government’s minimum-wage enforcers plan to zero in on the warehouse and logistics industry, amplifying scrutiny of a sector criticized during the pandemic for its labor practices.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
February 8, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Logistics Port Truckers Seek to Unionize


Up to 250 XPO Logistics Inc. truckers who haul goods at Southern California ports and railyards are petitioning to unionize, hoping to convince federal authorities they’re really employees and not contractors as XPO claims.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
January 19, 2022
Government, Business

Group of Uber, Lyft Drivers Ask California Court to Scrap Ballot Measure


A group of ride-hail and delivery drivers are suing to invalidate the California ballot measure approved in November that declared them independent contractors, the latest volley in the state’s yearslong struggle over whether gig workers are employees.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
January 12, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Tesla Reopens California Plant, Says It Has Alameda County’s Approval


Tesla Inc. told employees that a California county health official has now signed off on safety measures the company took last week at its car plant as it restarted production in defiance of the area’s shutdown order.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Tesla Readies Production Boost, Hints of Return to Hiring Mode


Tesla Inc. is poised to increase production at its California car plant and is back in hiring mode, according to an internal e-mail sent days after the company wrapped up a record quarter of deliveries.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
July 10, 2019