April 23, 2018 is D-Day for Truckers

April 23, 2018 is D-Day for Truckers

Say “NO” to Denham Amendment in FAA Re-authorization bill. Don’t allow Congress to limit Trucker Wages to CPM 202-224-3121                 “Truckers Lose Rights to Additional Wages” This could soon be the headline read by millions of truck drivers across the country...
Federal Preemption update against Trucker Wages -The fight to be paid for all time

Federal Preemption update against Trucker Wages -The fight to be paid for all time

If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. That seems to be the motto of the ATA and others in the trucking industry when it comes to Federal Preemption of States Rights in order for them to be able to regulate trucker wages. Last month truckers breathed one more...
ATA lobbies for anti-trucker wage provisions in Omnibus Spending bill

ATA lobbies for anti-trucker wage provisions in Omnibus Spending bill

The 1.3 trillion dollar omnibus spending bill, which  funds the government through the end of fiscal 2018, is scheduled to be voted on Friday March 23rd. Anticipated to be in this bill is the  ATA lobbied anti-trucker wage provision which is meant to distort the...
ATTENTION Truckers: Tell Congress to Remove Section 134 of the House T-HUD Appropriations bill in the final spending package

ATTENTION Truckers: Tell Congress to Remove Section 134 of the House T-HUD Appropriations bill in the final spending package

The ATA is at it again!  Numerous attempts have been made to slip in at the 11th hour, legislation imposing Federal regulations over State Rights which protect trucker wages. Voting will take place prior to March 23rd. If passed, this latest anti-trucker wage...
Anti-Trucker wage language in 2 bills to ensure cheap labor and high profits

Anti-Trucker wage language in 2 bills to ensure cheap labor and high profits

Anti-Trucker wage language in 2 bills to ensure cheap labor and high profits I can’t express the seriousness of 2 bills which are in the process of being voted on in the next few days, and the effects that will result for truck driver wages. The time to action NOW....
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