December 5, 2013: For the second time this year, a feeder driver in St. Louis has won $100,000 plus back pay and benefits for company violations of DOT regulations and firing drivers who are whistleblowers.
"Congress needs to be reminded that flawed policies like trucking deregulation led to issues with our pensions. Many of our current representatives may not realize the impact that legislation had on our present circumstances."
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Amazon made headlines Sunday night when it announced it was working on small drones that could someday deliver customers packages in half an hour or less. But the e-commerce giant isn’t the only company researching how to harness the potential of small unmanned aircraft: The Verge has learned that the world's largest parcel service, UPS, has been experimenting with its own fleet of flying parcel-carriers.
It's on – this Thursday, fast food workers like me are going on strike across the country.
December 2, 2013: The Central States Pension Fund had $17.8 billion in assets as of June 30, 2013, which is the same amount it had at the start of the year.
The National Freight Negotiating Committee for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters is scheduled to meet with IBT local union leaders Dec. 6 to review a proposal from YRC Worldwide Inc. to modify an existing restructuring agreement that expires March 31, 2015.
Logistics conglomerate YRC Worldwide and its workers have been caught between the proverbial rock and a hard place for at least five years. Now the squeeze is getting even more uncomfortable for both sides, and it could soon come to a crisis point for the second time in four years.
The Seahawks aren’t the only ones expanding their air game in Seattle. On tonight’s episode of 60 Minutes, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demonstrated his new concept for nearly instant order fulfillment, an approach it’s calling Amazon Prime Air. Air aims to use octocopter aerial drones to deliver packages up to five pounds to any customer within ten miles of a fulfillment center.