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On the heels of California’s new joint liability law, which underscores the responsibility beneficial cargo owners (BCO’s) hold within their supply chains, workers and activists are now turning to BCO’s to ensure their trucking contractors are in compliance with labor standards. Global mining giant Rio Tinto is the latest example of companies that have been trying to clean up their…

The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) dropped the hammer on two of NFI’s flagship drayage companies right before the New Year.  California Cartage Express (CCX) and California Multimodal (CMI) were ordered to pay nearly six million dollars to 24 drivers who filed claims for unlawful deductions, unreimbursed expenses, unpaid minimum wages, and failure to pay meal and rest…

With the LA City Attorney suing three major port trucking subsidiaries of NFI Industries over their business model classifying drivers as independent contractors, NFI may be having second thoughts on its recent acquisition of the California Cartage Companies. Together the three companies - California Cartage Express, CMI and K&R Transportation - have approximately 600 drivers, combining to make the largest employer of…

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