American Trucking Associations is leading opposition to legislation in Congress aiming at recasting how certain commercial drivers are compensated.
A federal judge on Nov. 22 blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature achievements for boosting wages.
A U.S. Department of Labor rule that would add 4 million workers to the national pool of employees eligible for overtime bonus pay Dec. 1 is facing two legal challenges in a U.S. District Court in Sherman, Texas.
NFI Industries paid $1 million on Aug. 25 to settle a U.S. Department of Labor audit into whether employees were due overtime pay. Legal experts believe this is just the beginning of a large-scale crackdown ahead of changes in overtime rules in December.September 5, 2016
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. settled a class-action lawsuit with former employees in a case involving overtime wages.August 25, 2016
The U.S. Court of Appeals rejected a claim from 11 truck drivers who sought overtime pay for work performed over an 18-month period.August 24, 2016
The Obama administration’s new rule to guarantee that several million workers be eligible for overtime pay could affect dispatchers and operations personnel at trucking companies, industry officials said.