Today, American Trucking Associations announced it was creating a Workforce Development Subcommittee to address the critical issue of recruiting, training and retaining Americans to work in the trucking industry.
Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear reacted to a ruling by Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas blocking the Obama Administration’s new overtime rule from taking effect.
Today, American Trucking Associations leaders called on Congress to reject efforts by organized labor and trial attorneys that would impose a patchwork of state scheduling rules on the nation’s foremost movers of goods.
The turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose one percentage point to an annualized rate of 97% in the third quarter of 2014, according to new data released today by American Trucking Associations.
Today, Duane Long, chairman of Raleigh, N.C.-based Longistics, told members of the House Small Business Committee that unnecessary changes to federal hours-of-service rules for truck drivers were having serious negative impacts on the industry.
Today, leaders of American Trucking Associations again called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Congress to swiftly address the mounting problems caused by changes to the hours-of-service rules.
On Tuesday, the Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing on payroll fraud...
In a November 8, 2013 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, OSHA proposed to expedite the gathering of information about injuries and illnesses reported on Forms 300, 300A and 301 from covered employers. The agency’s proposal covers a total of 750,000 employers in 1.5M establishments. This rulemaking would only replace section 1904.41 in the current rule and would require a covered employer to file a report electronically, instead of forwarding paper forms. The agency also proposes to make such records publicly available for anyone to inspect.
On Fri., Nov. 8, OSHA issued a lengthy, proposed rule entitled “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” that will change injury and illness reporting by employers from paper means to an electronic method. OSHA also proposes to make this information available to the public, with a few limitations.