Through community outreach and education, we helped highlight different models of regulation in America’s delivery-based ecommerce system.
The Garrity Group led the community relations and local education efforts for FedEx Express in New Mexico as part of a nationwide campaign to highlight two different models of regulation on America’s delivery-based commerce system: The Railway Labor Act and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Moving over 3.3 million parcels each day, 85 percent by air; FedEx Express is governed by the Railway Labor Act (RLA). The RLA prevents everyday local conflicts from continually stalling interstate commerce, yet provides a fair process to resolve disputes. UPS sought to undercut FedEx Express with a 230-word provision tucked away in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2009. The sole purpose of the language was to shift FedEx Express operations from the RLA to the NLRA.
The roundtable resulted in an official position paper from the Board of Directors of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce in favor of FedEx Express and existing labor laws.
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