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U.S. chain law roundup 2019

Winter is just around the corner. Do you know which states require chains? Be prepared before you roll out with Land Line’s annual U.S. Chain Law round up.

OOIDA, State

OOIDA: New Jersey bills stall after members voice dissent

OOIDA sources say that two New Jersey worker classification bills have stalled for now. OOIDA is thanking its members for speaking out to lawmakers.

Crime & Courts

Lawsuit against Celadon alleges company violated WARN Act

Fallout from Celadon’s bankruptcy continues as a former employee seeks class-action status for a lawsuit accusing the carrier of violating the WARN Act.

Crime & Courts

New Jersey Supreme Court to hear truckers’ wage lawsuit

The New Jersey Supreme Court will hear a class of truckers’ wage lawsuit after an appellate court decided the company cannot invoke the good-faith defense.

State

Utah Legislature meets on tax reform deal, increased fuel costs

The Utah Legislature met today to possibly vote on plan to boost transportation funding via a tax reform package that includes higher fuel costs.

Products & Services

DAT Solutions: Spot van rate hits high mark for 2019

The holiday rush to move freight has stoked spot van rates to their high point for the year as the year comes to a close. Reefer rates are strong too.

Crime & Courts

Celadon drivers cope with loss of jobs, investments

Nathaniel Branch and Charlotte Stipp are two of about 4,000 workers who suddenly found themselves without a job after Celadon shut downs its operations.

News

USMCA agreement reached between Democrats and Trump administration

After months in limbo, House Democrats have reached a deal regarding USMCA revisions, also known as NAFTA 2.0, pushing it closer to the finish line.

Crime & Courts

Appeals court orders EEOC to pay CRST $3.3 million

An appeals court ordered the EEOC to pay CRST $3.3 million in attorney fees following “frivolous” claims in a sexual harassment lawsuit.

State

Missouri gas, diesel fuel tax eyed for rate increases

Multiple Missouri bills filed for the next session call for road revenue via the state’s fuel tax. One bill includes a disproportionate increase for diesel.

Crime & Courts, Tolls

OOIDA asks Supreme Court to hear Pennsylvania toll lawsuit

OOIDA’s fight against Pennsylvania’s tolls is not over. The Association asked the Supreme Court to hear its lawsuit over tolls it finds unconstitutional.