April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Beach
Carriers are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to take steps to prevent high-risk individuals from driving their trucks. But an initiative of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission may put a hamper on carriers’ efforts.
Tags: Drivers, Background Checks, Litigation, EEOC, Truckload Carriers Association
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Truckinginfo Staff
Can you fire a driver who refuses to work on Sunday because of his religious beliefs? Better be careful -- such an action could violate the Civil Rights Act, according to transportation attorneys.
Tags: Drivers, Litigation, EEOC, Employment
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