port truckers

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

| February 21, 2015

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.

Truck operators continue to strike, picket at LA ports

| November 19, 2014

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

Port truckers resume strikes due to alleged wage theft

| November 14, 2014

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

ATA to petition FMCSA for hours flexibility for port truckers

| November 13, 2014

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.

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

| July 08, 2014

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.

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

| April 28, 2014

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

Truckers end walkout at Seattle port

| February 15, 2012

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

Bill would label port truckers employees

Jill Dunn | May 11, 2011

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

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