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Supreme Court sides with CRST, calls on EEOC to reimburse carrier for legal defense costs

The Supreme Court in its May 19 decision, in short, ruled that CRST is owed reimbursement from the EEOC for the money spent defending itself in court the last 9 years. The Supreme Court sent the case back to the lower courts to determine a dollar amount. One lower court previously issued a $4.7 million decision in CRST's favor.

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Owner-operator sues CRST over alleged racial discrimination in non-driving trainer job

A current owner-operator and former CRST Expedited driver trainer has filed a lawsuit against CRST claiming a colleague regularly harassed him because of his skin color, insulted and humiliated him in front of his peers and, ultimately, publicly assaulted him and fired him.

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Another major carrier seeking exemption from certain driver training regs

CRST has applied for an exemption from the regulation that requires a CDL holder to be seated in the front seat of the truck while a commercial learner’s permit holder operates the truck.

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EEOC appeals ruling that ordered it to pay CRST $4.6 million

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is appealing a federal court order to pay CRST Van Expedited nearly $4.7 million for legal expenses for defending itself from EEOC lawsuits.

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CRST Expedited spending $10 million on upping driver pay

CRST Expedited has announced it will be increasing its pay for all drivers with a $10 million investment intended to retain existing drivers and attract new ones, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based company said.

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CRST wins $4.7 million award against EEOC

A federal judge has ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to pay CRST Van Expedited nearly $4.7 million.

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EEOC asks for another rehearing in CRST lawsuit

The case involved dozens of female truckers who alleged sexual harassment.

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CRST offers new service

A new Temperature Controlled Team Service begins today as a CRST Expedited division, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based carrier CRST International Inc. announced. The service will rely on team drivers. The temperature controlled transportation method cuts down delivery time from about five and a half days with a single driver to less than 60 hours with team drivers. CRST drivers and equipment, including new Thermo King Refrigerated units and insulated Utility Trailers, are being used in the ...

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CRST honors drivers for safety

Eleven drivers were recognized for driving at least 1 million accident-free miles, CRST Expedited, Inc. announced

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CRST awarded $4.5M fees in sexual harassment suit

The EEOC filed suit against CRST alleging the carrier had engaged in tolerating sexual harassment of its female drivers.

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