Coronavirus Update: Caltrans Allows Food Trucks At Highway Rest Areas During Public Health EmergencyCaltrans is allowing the temporary operation of food trucks in 86 state rest areas that will provide food for highway truck drivers and motorists and revenue for food truck operators during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
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.
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.
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.
Truckers Walk Off Jobs At Port Of Oakland Over Pay, Working ConditionsHundreds of truckers at the Port of Oakland walked off the job Monday over issues with what they have called unfair conditions.
Oakland Port Truckers Plan Work Stoppage In Push For Better WagesA group representing Port of Oakland truckers said it planned to halt work Monday morning to push for better working conditions and payment.
Independent Truckers Protest At Port Of Oakland; Some Terminals ClosedA protest by as many as 120 truckers forced some terminals at the Port of Oakland to close temporarily Monday but Oakland police were working to try to keep all the terminals operational, a port spokeswoman said.
Oakland Port Workers Ratify Four Year Contract AgreementPort of Oakland employees have voted to ratify a four-year contract agreement reached after a 24-hour strike last month that disrupted port operations, union officials said Saturday.
Trucks Inspected For Violations At Port Of OaklandThe California Air Resources Board and the California Highway Patrol were both inspecting trucks at the Port of Oakland on Wednesday, as part of a month-long campaign to ensure compliance with California’s air pollution laws.
Port of Oakland Truckers Get More Aid Ahead Of Emissions DeadlineThe program's ultimate goal is to reduce the cancer risk for people who work and live in the port area, which is as much as 3 times greater than the rest of the Bay Area.