Labor

Coverage of trucking contracts, employees, teamsters, and more.

Commentary

Bradley S. Jacobs has forgotten about his encounter with XPO employees and union representatives from around the world at the company’s 2016 shareholder meeting in Connecticut.

News & Analysis

11 Jan 2018
An unexpected diversion of freight to rails in the wake of last year's hurricanes will cost the trucking company.
10 Jan 2018
In particular, the FMCSA will focus on accelerating tests of autonomous vehicle technologies, believing they have the potential to significantly reduce crashes.
14 Dec 2017
The Teamsters said it hopes the vote will lay the groundwork for other victories in the union’s uphill, decade-long effort to organize US port drayage.
11 Dec 2017
Even as demand for truck-transported cargo rises, truck companies are struggling to add drivers, due to competition from better-paying jobs in other sectors.
08 Dec 2017
The upcoming electronic logging device mandate could affect more than truck capacity available to shippers.
06 Dec 2017
Owner-operators and small carriers opposed to electronic logging are still hoping for a last-minute reprieve.
01 Dec 2017
Shippers must acquaint themselves with the requirements of the regulation and its likely impact on US trucking capacity and supply chains.
01 Dec 2017
Shippers need to prepare for the impact.
27 Nov 2017
The rising number of false log violations should be a red flag to shippers as the ELD mandate approaches.
31 Oct 2017
Latest Teamsters organizing effort focuses on changing owner-operator model and federal pollution rules governing ports.