FYI

| April 07, 2005

Fair Pay Bill
A lobbyist is seeking truckers’ support for a bill to be reintroduced to Congress that would require carriers to pay truckers at least minimum wage for all hours worked.

Eric Zephyr, founder and chief operating officer of the American Reform Association, said the bill, An Hour’s Pay for an Hour’s Work Act, “would not require motor carriers to compensate drivers per hour, just that their wages would need to average out to at least the minimum.”

More information is available by calling ARA at (605) 333-9248 or visiting its website at www.americanreform.com

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