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House Panel Keeps Provision Blocking States on Pay, Breaks

Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee voted last week to keep a trucking provision, tucked in an aviation reform bill, that would prevent states from enacting laws requiring companies to schedule meal-and-rest breaks for drivers or to pay drivers by the hour.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 15, 2016
Government, Business

Provision Affecting Meal, Rest Breaks Clears First Hurdle in House

Napolitano via transport.house.gov

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee members voted Feb. 11 to keep a provision tucked in an aviation reform bill that would prevent states from enacting laws requiring trucking companies to schedule meal-and-rest breaks for truck drivers or pay drivers by the hour.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 11, 2016
Business, Government

ATA Files Brief in Support of Penske Meal Break Case

Mike Mozart/Flickr

American Trucking Associations and Airlines for America on Feb. 9 filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a request by Penske Logistics that the high court overturn an appeals court decision upholding California’s meal-break law.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 10, 2015
Business

Drivers Ask Appeals Court to Overturn Ruling Exempting Fleets From Calif. Law on Breaks

A trio of California-based Penske drivers has asked a federal appeals court to overturn a lower federal court ruling that exempts motor carriers from complying with the state’s meal- and rest-break law.

December 3, 2012

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