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Court again sides with drivers in classification case against FedEx Ground

Upholding a Kansas Supreme Court ruling made last year, the federal appeals court agreed with the driver plaintiffs, saying they should have been classified as company employees, not contractors.

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Teamsters update: Union wins one, loses one at Con-way, withdraws petitions at FedEx

The Teamsters’ efforts to organize drivers and workers at FedEx and Con-way — two of the five biggest fleets in the U.S. — saw mixed results in recent weeks.

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Trucking labor disputes: Teamsters win another FedEx victory, court orders benefits payback in misclass case

The Teamsters have scored another victory at FedEx — the labor union’s second overall win at the parcel giant and second within the last month. Also, a California port trucker has been awarded $9,000 for unreceived benefits in a 'misclassification' case.

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California ports react to Japan quake tsunami

Two Southern California ports took precautionary measures in response to the tsunami advisory.

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Trucking jobs surge with November revision

U.S. Department of Labor figures released Feb. 4 show 9,200 more trucking jobs than the agency's report a month ago.

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Fast Cash

Independents crippled by cash flow find it can be worth sharing a small piece of the pie with a factor. Getting related services helps, too.

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FedEx Ground wins key case

A federal judge ruled the company’s owner-operators in Kansas are not employees.

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Punt on the spicy pork rinds

Add pork rinds to a haul in the Pacific Northwest and you might find yourself with a sore foot and back and a charge of  “driving with wheels off the roadway,” or such was the case for a Mt. Vernon, Wash., hauler in July,  Washington State Trooper Keith Leary told reporters at the Bellingham (Wash.) Herald. And that’s not to mention the expensive tow the 42-year-old Mt. Vernon, Wash., truck driver no doubt had to have ...

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Fleet Focus

Truckers and carriers are recognized and receive awards.

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Featured article: A doubles life

Pulling pups means profitability and predictable routes for owner-operator Ed Geiger.

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