The National Labor Relations Board has negotiated a settlement between a California carrier and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to post notice about the right to unionize.
A pilot program intended to test the feasibility of reducing wait time and congestion for truck crossings at the U.S.-Canadian border has entered its second phase at Peace Bridge, at the crossing between Fort Eerie, ...
“Gross combination weight rating” has been redefined to clarify when CDL and other federal safety regulations apply to certain single-unit trucks towing trailers.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed a bill that will increase the number of times the CDL knowledge test may be taken from three times per year to twice a week.
Container truck traffic has fallen 85 percent at Canada’s Port Vancouver, where union and non-union truckers have rejected a mediator’s return-to-work proposal. The unionized Unifor-Vancouver Container Truckers’ Association and United Truckers Association, the port’s owner-operator organization, ...
Independent contractor status in question: What’s happening with ‘misclassification’ efforts nationwide
Trucking and labor nationwide are engaged in a debate over what determines independent contractor status, as lawmakers and courts consider whether owner-operators should be classified as employees.
Federal preemption does not prevent California's meal-and-rest regulations from applying to truck drivers, the U.S. Department of Transportation told an appellate court this week.
U.S. House members have approved a measure that would extend hours-of-service exemptions for propane and home heating fuel haulers to May 31.
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