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Trucking Lawyers Defend Driver Rights

Sep
12,
2012
26

As social media becomes more prevalent within the trucking community, professional truck drivers are learning that like all employees or contractors, they do have legal rights. For years, drivers have taken the brunt of the responsibilities imposed on them by … Continue reading

Truck Driver Stands Firm on OSHA Rights, Awarded $190,000

Mar
7,
2012
0

Professional truck drivers are finally beginning to do something that they have not done for a very long time . . . exercising their rights under employment law.  I have often written about and discussed the rights that truckers have, if … Continue reading

Companies Top 10 Employment Law Mistakes

Mar
9,
2011
0

By:  Stacia Abner The contemporary American workplace is susceptible to numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations that impose strict obligations on businesses, such as wage and hour laws and nondiscrimination legal guidelines as a few examples. All too … Continue reading

C. R. England faces Class Action Lawsuit

Sep
9,
2010
36

From papers served on July 30th, 2010, a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court, Central District of California, on September 1st, 2010 against trucking firm, C. R. England.  The suit, Case No. 08-CV-05266-GW (CWx), was … 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

Employee Free Choice Act Debate

Mar
8,
2009
0

Should employees have the right to form a union?  The Employee Free Choice Act would allow workers, not corporations, to choose whether and how they want to form a union.  The majority of trucking companies in the United States fall … Continue reading

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