Jill Dunn

Schneider to pay $21M to settle labor lawsuit from warehouse workers

Schneider Logistics Transloading and Distribution and Wal-Mart have agreed to pay $21 million to settle a wage-and-hour lawsuit brought by 1,800 Southern California warehouse workers.

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CARB fines for trucking companies total $2.2 million last year

California’s Air Resources Board Diesel penalized truck and bus fleets a total of $2,177,813 last year for non-compliance with state diesel risk reduction programs.

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Low participation plaguing cross-border trucking program with Mexico

Five months remain in the pilot cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which has continued to report few safety violations but low participation: Just 13 carriers have authority, compared to the nearly 50 FMCSA said it would need.

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Court upholds trucker’s death penalty conviction

The Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed the death sentence of a trucker convicted for the 2007 murders of his boss and the company safety director.

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Vancouver carriers sue over owner-operator rate increases, driver pay changes

Port Metro Vancouver trucking companies have filed a lawsuit against Canadian authorities, arguing recent federal rate increases that ended a recent truckers’ strike are unconstitutional.

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Teamsters back cutting Swift CEO voting power with stock structure changes

The Teamsters union is pushing a plan to change Swift Transportation's dual-class stock structure in order to give stockholders equal voting power. The company's annual stockholder meeting will be held May 8.

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Investigators reveal timeline of deadly FedEx truck crash

Federal officials have released more timeline information on the California crash between a FedEx truck and a bus of high school students that left 10 dead.

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Owner-operators at ports in L.A., Savannah protest over classification

Port owner-operators in Los Angeles and Savannah, Georgia are protesting to demand employee classification instead of independent contractor status.

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Truckers seek investigation of LA port company

Total Transportation Services Inc. truckers want California officials to inspect for health violations at the company’s Carson yard and for Los Angeles port representatives to also intervene.

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Massachusetts fleet owner gets fine, probation for bribing FMCSA inspector

A Massachusetts trucking company owner has received one year’s probation and a $1,000 fine for bribing a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspector.

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