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NLRB Hits California Port Firms With Union-Busting Charges (1)

March 18, 2021, 6:46 PMUpdated: March 18, 2021, 7:55 PM

National Labor Relations Board prosecutors accused logistics and trucking companies operating at Los Angeles-area ports of committing a slew of labor law violations, with one firm allegedly laying off newly unionized drivers and reassigning their work.

The more than 20 allegations against four Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. affiliates also include terminating organizers for an International Brotherhood of Teamsters local, interrogating workers, and discouraging workers from filing charges with the NLRB, according to a consolidated complaint issued Wednesday.

By filing the complaint, the NLRB general counsel’s office has waded into a growing legal battle between the Teamsters local and Universal Logistics ...