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OSHA FINDS NEW PRIME, INC. PLACED FALSE INFORMATION ON DRIVER’S DAC REPORT

Dec
21,
2013
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In a decision issued December 17, 2013 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has found New Prime, Inc. (“Prime”) “willfully and maliciously put negative and false information” on truck driver Brian Ford’s DAC report. Prime originally noted that Mr. … Continue reading

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UPS ordered to pay in excess of $247,000 in damages to truck driver

Nov
18,
2013
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In a decision issued on Friday, November 15, 2013, U. S. Department of Labor Judge Daniel Solomon ordered UPS to reinstate and pay in excess of $247,000 in damages to truck driver Tim Bishop. Judge Solomon found that UPS fired … Continue reading

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Paul Taylor returns by popular demand to present at 2012 Trucking Social Media Convention

May
10,
2012
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Paul Taylor of Truckers Justice Center Trucking employment law attorney Paul Taylor of the Truckers Justice Center returns by popular demand to speak at the 2nd annual truck driver social media convention. Paul comes from a trucking family, he is … Continue reading

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OSHA and Your Rights as a Truck Driver

Jul
7,
2010
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By: Allen Smith According to Federal Law, employers are prohibited from firing, demoting, or in any other way discriminating against an employee. Supposedly, this law applies to trucking companies as well. Truck drivers who refuse to violate HOS rules or … Continue reading

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