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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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Unjustly Underpaid: Why Paying Truckers By The Mile Needs To Stop

Feb
22,
2018
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Unjustly Underpaid: Why Paying Truckers By The Mile Needs To Stop by Steven Gursten   In 1938 the United States Government initiated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which granted almost every American a basic minimum hourly wage. Unbeknownst to … Continue reading

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ATA wants Federal Laws- Truckers Say NO! Give states the power

Jan
9,
2017
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Say No to additional Federal Laws used to preempt¬† State Labor Laws There are many concerns for drivers in 2017.¬† According to surveys, both from Overdrive and ATRI, on top of the list are the concerns for ELD and Hours … Continue reading

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How to Ensure Fair Trucker Wages in the 2015 Transportation Bill

Nov
19,
2015
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In Early November, The House passed their 325 billion dollar long term Transportation Bill. Within the bill were items of concern for drivers, including the Denham Amendment, which would prove, if passed, to negatively affect driver wages. The amendment was … Continue reading

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