The spread of the coronavirus coupled with an oil-price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia threatens to devastate the oil services industry and its workers.
While Republicans and Democrats disagree on certain priorities in a $1.8 trillion economic stimulus package, President Donald Trump recently expressed optimism about its chances of advancing through the chambers this week. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.
UPS Inc. said it is taking steps to protect its employees from contracting the COVID-19 virus and that it reached an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters concerning paid-leave guidelines for unionized workers who are affected by it.March 23, 2020
Factories across industries are trying to answer the call of duty amid a pandemic that has so far claimed more than 15,000 lives and sickened 350,000 people globally.
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the U.S., more people are relying on the mail and delivery services to provide them food, medicine and household items.
FedEx Corp. CEO Fred Smith said during a television appearance that he doesn’t expect his company to seek assistance from the federal government to survive the economic downturn being caused by the spread of COVID-19.March 22, 2020
An updated guidance memo issued by the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency clearly identifies truck drivers and related logistics personnel as “essential employees” helping the nation attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
The world is close to running out of space to store all the fuel that jets are no longer burning.March 22, 2020
The leadership of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is seeking $1.9 billion in federal assistance, joining the growing list of ports asking Washington for aid as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on business at those facilities.March 22, 2020
Walmart Inc. is hiring 150,000 temporary workers and readying its parking lots for coronavirus tests as the world’s largest retailer girds itself to deal with the unprecedented challenges of the fast-spreading outbreak.