Jill Dunn

Truckers get $2 million from carriers after court deems them misclassified as contractors

| February 03, 2015

A California court has ordered San Diego-based carrier Pacer Cartage to pay seven of its drivers more than $2 million in back pay for what it deemed to be wage theft by the carrier.

Major carrier ordered to pay $119k to driver in wrongful firing suit

| January 30, 2015

Old Dominion Freight Line has been ordered to pay one of its former drivers $119,612 in back wages after a court ruled the carrier wrongfully fired the driver after he self-reported alcohol abuse.

Truckers must produce new documentation for TWIC enrollment

| January 22, 2015

New documentation requirements and a slightly reduced enrollment fee are on the horizon for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program.

’80s trucker’s struggles, truck hijackings and more hit the big screen in new movie

| January 08, 2015

“A Most Violent Year,” an ex-trucker’s struggle to keep his home heating oil delivery company alive amid truck hijackings and an investigation, opened in theaters Dec. 31.

Gift guide: What to get your favorite trucker this Christmas

| December 11, 2014

With Christmas less than three weeks away, there’s still time to find a way to make those on your list feel special. Here are a few gift ideas to buy — or request — this ...

Trucking Christmas parades: Where and when to find them

| December 04, 2014

The Pacific Northwest leads the continent in holiday trucker parades, albeit some have expanded to include more than trucks. California’s best known truck parade is set for 6 p.m. Dec. 13 in Eureka. Since the ‘80s, ...

Truckers end strike at California ports, long-term relief unclear

| November 24, 2014

Southern California drayage truckers have ended their latest strike, but long-term fixes to the labor problems that plague the ports may still be far off.

La. truck stop allowed to keep Tony the Tiger, for now

| November 21, 2014

A Louisiana lawsuit to remove Tony the tiger from his truck stop home has been dismissed, but it could be pursued in the same court before another judge.

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