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Court decisions are turning the tide in favor of Truckers Wages

Jan
31,
2019
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Recently there has been a series of court decisions which have shaken the trucking world and have caused carriers to be accountable for their unethical behavior of trucker wage theft.  Court decisions and cases are turning the tide on carriers, … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Decides Transportation Independent Contractors Exempt from forced arbitration under Federal Arbitration Act

Jan
18,
2019
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A huge win in the US Supreme Court for Professional truckers, specifically Independent Contractors, who will no longer be forced into arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act.  Independent Contractors exempt from Federal Arbitration Act The case is New Prime Inc. … Continue reading

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Driver Fatigue Prevention Act Ignores Truckers Overtime Pay

Dec
28,
2011
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On December 12th, 2011 Senator Charles E. Schumer introduced to congress, bill S.1977, known as the Driver Fatigue Prevention Act. The purpose of the bill is to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that over-the-road bus drivers … Continue reading

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Overtime Pay for Truck Drivers

Mar
8,
2010
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By: Aubrey “Allen” Smith Professional truck drivers are no strangers to 70 hour workweeks.  It is a part of the job that is accepted by all truckers and eventually, one becomes accustomed to receiving only 3-5 hours of actual sleep … Continue reading

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