California Trucking Association

Government, Business, Logistics

Proposed Ballpark at Port of Oakland Hits Snag

Rendering of proposed ballpark at Port of Oakland Artist rendering of the proposed ballpark and waterfront development at the Port of Oakland's Howard Terminal. (Courtesy of Bjarke Ingels Group)

In baseball terms, the Oakland Athletics’ efforts to build a stadium and billion-dollar real estate development at the Port of Oakland is in the bottom of the ninth inning and the home team is behind several runs.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 1, 2021
Government, Business

California Trucking Association to Take AB 5 Case to Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.., on June 22. (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg News)

The California Trucking Association on June 21 learned that the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will not reconsider its earlier rejection of CTA’s challenge to a state independent contractor law. CTA plans to appeal its complaint to the nation’s highest court.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
June 22, 2021
Government, Business

CTA Pursues Review of AB 5 Contractor Ruling

gavel CTA said the court should grant a rehearing. (Getty Images)

The California Trucking Association has asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for a full appellate court review of a three-member panel’s earlier decision regarding a state law that many in trucking deem unfair to the industry.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 26, 2021
Government, Business

California Trucking Association to Appeal AB 5 Decision

Trucks on highway Traffic on I-10 in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press)

The California Trucking Association will appeal a court decision on the state’s independent contractor law that many in trucking deem unfavorable to the industry, CTA CEO Shawn Yadon said on May 3.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 4, 2021
Government, Business

Appeals Court Rules California Can Enforce AB 5

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

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a lower court’s preliminary injunction that blocked the immediate implementation of California’s Assembly Bill 5 law, which motor carriers have claimed would make use of independent contractors next to impossible.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 28, 2021
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

Truck in traffic in California KPIX CBS SF Bay Area via YouTube

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

Truck driver behind the wheel Terrence Antonio James/Tribune Content Agency

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

Nick Ut/Associated Press Nick Ut/Associated Press

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

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