Supreme Court will hear ATA case against Port of Los Angeles

| January 17, 2013

The American Trucking Associations’ lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles’ and its 2008 requirements of carriers in regards to using only company drivers and not independent contractors is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Court did not provide a date but said it will hear arguments pertaining to FAA exemption and consider if a government entity banning a licensed carrier from a port is a suspension of the carrier’s federal registration.

For more on the story, see Overdrive sister site CCJ‘s report.

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  • martymarsh

    This is an easy one, it is a lot easer to get company drivers to join a union than it is O/O, so both sides are going to spew their lies. But I don’t see how the port can win this, more so against the ATA.