Jill Dunn

Walmart, seeking next move in driver pay case, says 90% of drivers make $80k or more

Walmart is considering its next steps in a class action suit where a federal judge concluded truckers must be paid at least minimum wage for all time worked.

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Walmart could be forced to pay drivers $100M in back pay for non-driving hours

A federal court has ruled Walmart violated California law by not paying truck drivers at least minimum wage for all the time they worked.

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Rhode Island puts brakes on truck-only toll plan

Rhode Island lawmakers are postponing a proposal to fund repairs to the state’s infrastructure with a truck-only toll on about two dozen bridges.

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As truckers threaten strike and dockworkers slow work, Congress looks to allow guv’s to intervene in port disputes

As labor disputes at West Coast ports continue for both truck operators and dockworkers, Congress is working on a measure to allow governors to more easily intervene in labor disputes that could threaten flow of U.S. goods.

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Rhode Island backpedals on trucks-only toll plan, still aiming for Class 8 tolls as main bridge funding source

Rhode Island lawmakers have scaled back a plan to pay for repairs to the state’s infrastructure with a truck-only toll on about two dozen bridges.

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Truckers protest Rhode Island toll plan

Truckers are voicing opposition to Rhode Island’s proposal to fund repair of the state’s deteriorating infrastructure by adding truck-only tolls on about 20 bridges.

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Rhode Island proposes truck-only toll

"Highway robbery" -- trucking associations respond to Rhode Island’s move to a ten-year plan to fund repair of the state’s deteriorating infrastructure by adding a truck-only toll on 17-20 bridges.

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DOT highway bill that would require detention time pay filed in U.S. House

House transportation committee members last week reintroduced the White House's Grow America Act, a six-year highway bill that would designate half a trillion to U.S. roadways in the next six years and mandate that truck operators be paid by their employers for on-duty hours not spent driving.

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Highway funding safe for 60 more days as Congress clears latest stopgap measure

The Senate this weekend cleared the two-month highway funding patch passed last week by the U.S. House, securing solvency for the U.S. Highway Trust Fund until July 31. This is the 33rd such short-term measure in the last decade.

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Port terminal operator to require truck drivers to stay in trucks at its terminals

By the end of 2016, APM Terminals’ will require all truckers entering their facilities to remain in their trucks.

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