Labor

Coverage of trucking contracts, employees, teamsters, and more.

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Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

Commentary

The evidence is overwhelming that the younger the driver, the greater the risk of road accidents and fatalities.

News & Analysis

28 Jul 2016
The opening of the first bathroom solely for female truck drivers in one of the busiest terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey this month has highlighted the growing numbers of women drivers in drayage, which could prove vital to ameliorating the driver shortages plaguing the industry.
20 Jul 2016
In trucking, warehousing and, in fact, in a number of industries, worker misclassification is possibly the hottest topic today in labor relations.
The year-over-year decline in June trucker hiring should be a warning for shippers concerned about truck capacity and the future direction of truck pricing.
11 Jul 2016
As freight demand lags, trucking's payroll drops from post-recession peak.
20 Jun 2016
U.S. regulators are taking further steps toward a rulemaking on the detention of truck drivers by shippers and their customers.
06 Jun 2016
Drayage companies that service the Port of New York and New Jersey are once again squaring off with the Teamsters union.
01 Jun 2016
The Teamsters union is accelerating its efforts to organize harbor truck drivers in Southern California.
11 May 2016
Far-reaching regulation will affect many smaller U.S. transport operators, shippers as well as large companies.
09 May 2016
California drayage companies are not rushing to take advantage of new legislation that could shield them from fines and penalties if they classify their independent contractor drivers as employees.
06 May 2016
The California labor commissioner’s office has launched an amnesty program for trucking companies.
06 May 2016
Trucking hiring is bumping against a post-recession ceiling as unemployment drops, construction wages rise.