Lawmakers pushed for Government Accountability Office investigation over alleged “mishandling” of funds by Central States Pension Fund trustees.
Financial cost proves too much for striking West Coast port truck drivers and they decide to end their job action Monday afternoon.
Truckers from several logistics companies at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports walk off the job, accusing bosses of misclassifying them as independent contractors rather than employees.
Labor leaders say meeting with XPO management was unproductive. XPO claims protest was nothing more than a “publicity stunt” by Teamsters.
The Treasury Department rejected a plan by the Central States Pension Fund to slash the benefits of truck driver retirees.
Port trucking companies that improperly classified their workers as independent contractors rather than employees can now make the correction and avoid penalties, according to the U.S. Labor Commissioner’s Office.
James P. Hoffa says the American Trucking Associations is attempting to strip truckers’ of their meal and rest breaks.
In a move applauded by the Teamsters, and criticized by ATA CEO Bill Graves, the Senate rejected a proposal to allow longer trailers on U.S. roads.