California Trucking Association

Government, Business

California Trucking Association Continues Fight Against AB 5

Purple truck on California road A truck travels on a road in California. (vitpho/Getty Images)

The California Trucking Association continues to lay the legal groundwork to block the state from enforcing a law aimed at reclassifying owner-operators as motor carrier employees.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 11, 2020
Government, Business

Federal Judge Issues TRO Against Enforcement of California AB 5

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A federal judge in the Southern District Court of California on Dec. 31 issued a temporary restraining order against the implementation of California’s Assembly Bill 5, as it pertains to the trucking industry.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 1, 2020
Government, Business

Two Trucking Associations Challenging ‘ABC’ Contractor Test in Federal Court

Western States Trucking Association challenges "ABC test" The Western States Trucking Association argues the so-called "ABC test" makes it almost impossible for motor carriers to utilize independent contractors. (Getty Images)

An association of small to medium-sized motor carriers has asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reject a decision last month by a federal district judge in California to dismiss a challenge to the so-called “ABC test,” which is used to decide if a contractor should be classified as an employee in California.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 25, 2019
Government, Business

US Supreme Court Rejects California Trucking Association Appeal Over Driver Classification

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The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by the California Trucking Association over the employment classification of truck drivers contracted by motor carriers.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Trucking Crews Begin Assistance Effort for California Residents Affected by Wildfires

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With donations to help those affected by the recent California wildfires arriving from around the country, trucking fleets are bracing to help deliver supplies for relief efforts.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 20, 2018

California Truckers Ask IANA to Intervene in Delay Fee Dispute

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California truckers, stung by millions of dollars in delay-related costs, have asked the Intermodal Association of North America to rule that port carriers should not be required to pay those fees accumulated since November.

February 9, 2015
Business, Government

California Trucking Association Names New CEO

California Trucking Association

The California Trucking Association has named Shawn Yadon as its new chief executive officer.

December 10, 2013