port truckers

Truckers picket at SoCal ports, demand to be classified as employees

Port truckers for four companies serving the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles began picketing April 27 demanding they be reclassified as employees and not independent contractors.

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Labor dispute at West Coast ports comes to an end, truckers ask for backlog fee waivers

Trucking companies will spend months clearing the cargo, said the Intermodal Conference of the California Trucking Association, who has asked terminal operators and steamship lines to reduce or waive charges related to backlog.

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Truck operators continue to strike, picket at LA ports

Southern California port truckers now are picketing two intermodal rail carriers as the strike against area port drayage companies expands.

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Port truckers resume strikes due to alleged wage theft

Some port truckers serving the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach began another work strike Thursday, protesting what they’ve said are retaliatory actions by their carriers and theft of wages

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ATA to petition FMCSA for hours flexibility for port truckers

Truckers serving certain ports may soon have some flexibility in compliance with federal hours-of-service rules, if a push by the American Trucking Associations and some ports is successful.

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Truckers strike at L.A. port over wages, working conditions

The Port of Los Angeles has reported no cargo traffic disruptions during the first day of an indefinite truckers strike over wages and working conditions at three area drayage companies.

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Owner-operators at ports in L.A., Savannah protest over classification

Port owner-operators in Los Angeles and Savannah, Georgia are protesting to demand employee classification instead of independent contractor status.

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Truckers end walkout at Seattle port

The owner-operators were protesting low pay, overweight loads and condition of chassis they pull owned by freight companies.

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Bill would label port truckers employees

California legislation in effect would ban owner-operators from working state ports.

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Long Beach port time study results released

Report made recommendations to improve efficiency, including reviewing the Traffic Mitigation Fee structure

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