LOS ANGELES — A judge has found a trucking company operating out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach violated its workers' rights by misclassifying them as independent contractors.
PEORIA, Ill. — The top industry regulator — looking ahead to a series of wide-ranging policy initiatives this year — told truckers here that she has challenged her agency to think in new ways while advancing the federal safety agenda.
WASHINGTON — Shoppers jammed aisles and emptied stores of milk, bread and shovels ahead of a monster snow storm bearing down Friday on the Mid-Atlantic, with 30 inches or more forecast for the nation's capital. The federal government sent workers home early and subways ran light as people stayed home.
WASHINGTON — Two Congressmen with constituencies deeply involved in agriculture have drafted a letter to Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk that will ask the Obama administration to find a solution for the Mexican truck dispute that resulted in Mexico imposing tariffs on U.S. exports to that country.
WASHINGTON — The Department of Transportation issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to amend certain provisions of its drug testing procedures dealing with laboratory testing of urine specimens.