Teamsters

Weighing in on the hours changes

Reader response to the hours changes that went into effect July 1 show operational limitations, with implications for revenue.

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SoCal port drivers become first in decades to reach bargaining agreement

Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.

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Port truckers practice art of the strike

Los Angeles port truckers are quickly becoming proficient in the art of picketing. No, they are not on strike, but have been practicing on an almost weekly basis – just in case.

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Another tip on the body of Overdrive’s old nemesis

As head of the Teamsters, Jimmy Hoffa was at odds with the independent spirit of owner-operators.

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ABF eyes next step in Teamsters’ suit

ABF Freight System is weighing options after a federal judge again dismissed its lawsuit against the Teamsters union and others.

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Third Mexican carrier gains operating authority

FMCSA has granted a third Mexican carrier operating authority while litigation over the program continues.

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Court dismisses hours of service case

A federal court dismissed the hours of service lawsuit Feb. 8, ending nearly three years of litigation.

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Elephants in the room: MCSAC snapshot

There were two of them in the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting room at the Hilton Old Town in Alexandria, Va., yesterday. At a certain point in the committee's discussion yesterday, Feb. 7, about the issue of electronic logs and harassment, as the discussion ranged seemingly away from the task at hand -- discussion to provide a report to FMCSA on how electronic log device standards might be written into future regulations to help ensure ...

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LogBook

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

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LogBook

Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.

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