Editor’s Picks from Trucks.com include these recent articles:
- In recent years, the NLRB has been sympathetic to drivers in retaliation claims associated with unfair labor practices, especially regarding the issue of misclassification of drivers as independent contractors. Contractors are not provided employee protections under the National Labor Relations Act. XPO Reaches NLRB Agreement Over Trucking Workplace Retaliation Claims, CLARISSA HAWES MARCH 15, 2017 EDITOR’S PICKS, LABOR, Trucks.com
- All these programs are funded locally and don’t rely on federal dollars. Nagrani said federal green truck grants, for example, will amount to just one tenth the level of what California offers and are split among all 50 states.He expects continued interest.
“Everybody wants clean air regardless of what the Trump administration has said,” Nagrani said. Alternative Fuel Trucks Abound at Industry Show, But Buyers Sparse, JERRY HIRSCH MARCH 17, 2017 EDITOR’S PICKS, TRUCKING TECHNOLOGY, Trucks.com
Will truckers be provided with working conditions which foster their own personal well-being as well as safe driving behavior?
Side guards on trucks could provide fuel savings and save lives by preventing deadly side underride.
Does everybody want safer trucking? Do we?