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OSHA Awards Damages for Fired Truck Driver

Aug
13,
2014
2

In a decision issued August 11, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has found that truck owner Terry Unrein fired truck driver Rebecca Barnhard for refusing to drive a truck with a defective steer tire and for complaining … Continue reading

Male Harassment Against Women in Trucking, Much Deeper Problem

Aug
29,
2011
6

For legal assistance, locate an attorney that specializes in workplace harassment. The harassment against women truck drivers by men is one of those “dirty little secrets” of the trucking industry.  The majority of harassment incidents against female drivers go unreported … Continue reading

Truck Driver Fights Back Against DAC Awarded $130,000

Oct
30,
2010
9

Attorney Paul Taylor of the Truckers Justice Center wins case against Carrier for Blacklisting on DAC Report: JUDGE FINDS MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION BLACKLISTED DRIVER, AWARDS DAMAGES AND ORDERS CORRECTION OF DAC REPORT : In a decision issued on October 28, 2010, … Continue reading

Trucking Employment Law Attorney Paul Taylor on Truth About Trucking “LIVE”

Jul
9,
2010
13

Believe it or not, truck drivers have rights too.  There are laws in place to protect professional truckers from company retaliation for refusing to operate unsafe equipment, falsifying logbooks, false information placed on their DAC Report and even disputes that … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Right to Due Process

May
20,
2009
2

What is “Due Process?” The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that no person shall be “deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.”   If a public employee has a property interest in a job, he … Continue reading

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