port truckers

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.

Long Beach port time study results released

Jill Dunn | May 01, 2011

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

NY port starts truck replacement program

| March 10, 2010

The $28 million program is designed to encourage owners of pre-1994 drayage trucks that regularly serve the port to buy newer vehicles.

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