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FMCSA, OSHA to collaborate on employer retaliation claims made by truck drivers

| July 30, 2014

In an attempt to ensure truck drivers’ protections under federal anti-retaliation laws, FMCSA and OSHA have agreed to begin sharing information with one another when drivers claim their employers violate labor laws.

DOT, OSHA should collaborate on whistleblower claim investigations, federal report says

| April 08, 2014

A new federal report recommends the Department of Transportation and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration evaluate collaboration agreements regarding whistleblower claim investigations.

New Prime Inc. ordered to pay $100k to driver it allegedly retaliated against

| January 08, 2014

New Prime Inc., part of mega fleet Prime Inc., has been ordered to pay a former driver $100,000 after OSHA deemed it submitted damaging information about the driver to DAC in retaliation. The carrier is ...

Trucker who refused to drive awarded back wages, fleet ordered to stop retaliation

| January 06, 2014

Oak Harbor Freight Lines has been ordered by OSHA to pay a former driver back wages and to stop an attendance policy that the department says retaliates against drivers who refuse to drive due to ...

Judge orders fleet to pay drivers $300k after fired for refusing to drive

| November 20, 2013

A judge has ordered an Ohio-based carrier to pay two drivers deemed wrongfully terminated $302,000. The drivers were fired after refusing to drive when they discovered their carriers' trucks did not have the proper information ...

SpeakOut

Ovderdrive Staff | January 05, 2011

Drivers weigh in on issues such as greenhouse gas emissions, low per-mile pay, CSA regulations and much more.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2010

A federal panel recommends an increase in the fuel tax, the FMCSA adjusts CSA cargo scoring, a lawsuit aims to block CSA 2010 disclosure, a private firm plans to offer driver scorecards to reflect CSA ...

Agency orders whistle blower driver reinstated

Jill Dunn | October 27, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor ordered a Florida trucking company to reinstate a driver fired for refusing to drive two unsafe trucks.

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