Truckers File 1st Lawsuit Against California Gig Economy LawThe California Trucking Association on Tuesday filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy.
Police Crack Down On Trucks Driving Illegally On Pleasanton StreetAuthorities in the East Bay on Monday were cracking down on truck drivers illegally using a street as a shortcut to I-680.
Wal-Mart Loses Pay Fight With California Truck DriversA federal jury in San Francisco has found Wal-Mart failed to pay hundreds of truck drivers in California the minimum wage and has awarded the drivers $54 million in damages.
Feds Say NorCal DMV Employees Traded Cash For Truck Driving LicensesFederal authorities say as many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses.
Truckers Face New Requirements For San Francisco’s Vision Zero Traffic-Safety InitiativeMany professional truck drivers who travel in San Francisco will soon be required to take a safety training program as part of the city’s Vision Zero action strategy to meet the goal of eliminating all traffic fatalities by 2024.
Truckers Protest Emission Standards, Block Traffic At Port Of OaklandOakland police said they cited at least half a dozen people at a noisy protest Wednesday morning at the Port of Oakland by truck drivers who are pushing for better pay and help in complying with new air emissions standards.