Court Approves Port’s Ban on Independent Truckers

August 27, 2010: A federal judge has upheld all elements of the Port of Los Angeles’ clean air program, including a controversial provision that bans independent truck drivers and requires them to be employees of companies that have obtained concessions.

Los Angeles district court Judge Christina Snyder stated in Thursday’s ruling that the port’s concession agreements with trucking companies were a “business necessity” to protect the government’s financial interests.

Click here to read more at the Los Angeles Business Journal.


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Teamster Financial Reports On the Way

Do you want to find out more about your Teamster finances? Financial reports from the International Union and nearly every Teamster local are coming online.

Pension Rights Center Calls for Action on Proposed Senate Resolutions

The Pension Rights Center has issued a letter opposing proposed Senate resolutions that will halt millions of private sector workers from saving for retirement. Many states have passed legislation that allows for low-cost savings plans for employees who do not have access to a pension or a 401(k). The Senate resolutions would overturn a Department of Labor rule that allows cities and states to enable employers to offer low-cost savings plans. 

View More News Posts