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Bill Would Hold Retailers Liable for Trucking Company Labor Violations
Bill Would Hold Retailers Liable for Trucking Company Labor Violations

April 13, 2018
California state Sen. Ricardo Lara introduced a bill that would hold major retailers liable when trucking companies break labor laws, sparked by allegations...

Lawsuit Filed Against XPO Over Port Truck Driver Wages and Benefits
Lawsuit Filed Against XPO Over Port Truck Driver Wages and Benefits

February 28, 2018
A lawsuit filed on behalf of three truck drivers against XPO Logistics Cartage in California alleges that they did not receive proper wages and benefits due...

Seattle's Independent Port Drivers Get More Time to Buy Clean Trucks
Seattle's Independent Port Drivers Get More Time to Buy Clean Trucks

February 6, 2018
The Ports of Seattle and Tacoma in Washington reached a compromise with independent truckers who threatened a walk-out over a program that would ban trucks...

USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports
USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports

December 29, 2017
Drivers may be working shifts of up to 20 hours per day for six days a week at two major Southern California ports, sometimes contributing to fatal...

L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers
L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers

December 13, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Dec. 12 to investigate a ban of trucking and warehousing companies that break local, state, and federal...

Clean Air Action Plan Approved by SoCal Ports
Clean Air Action Plan Approved by SoCal Ports

November 2, 2017
The Clean Air Action Plan, which seeks to aggressively reduce emissions at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, has been approved by the harbor...

New Legislation Introduced to Fight Driver Abuses at Ports
New Legislation Introduced to Fight Driver Abuses at Ports

October 26, 2017
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) and Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) introduced two separate bills on Capitol Hill that are aimed at addressing labor and...

Southern California Ports Plan for Zero-Emission Trucks
Southern California Ports Plan for Zero-Emission Trucks

July 19, 2017
The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have released a draft of a proposed 2017 Clean Air Action Plan Update, outlining a new set of aggressive near-term...

Draytech Summit Offers Glimpse of Port Trucking's Future
Draytech Summit Offers Glimpse of Port Trucking's Future

June 30, 2017
The Harbor Trucking Association held its inaugural Draytech Summit, bringing together port servicing companies and technology suppliers to focus on...

Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles
Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles

June 19, 2017
Southern California truck drivers and warehouse workers who serve the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach once again went on strike on June 19, protesting...

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