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What has ATA’s chief all riled up?

October 27, 2020

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Land Line Now, Oct. 27, 2020.

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The head of ATA took aim at trial lawyers in some recent remarks. So what has him riled up, and how could it affect you and your business?

Chris Spear, ATA


I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

OOIDA says a proposed worker classification rule doesn’t go far enough; another storm is bearing down on the Gulf Coast; and just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale of a weaponized TV theme song – it’s today’s news in trucking.


II. Some basics about bookkeeping

Bookkeeping is kind of like getting a shot at the doctor’s office – you endure a little pain now to avoid a lot more later. So what do you need to do?


III. Transportation on local ballots

Voters throughout the San Francisco Bay area will soon decide on several transportation issues.


IV. ATA boss unhappy with trial lawyers

The head of the ATA took aim at trial lawyers in some recent remarks. So what has him riled up, and what does it mean to you – and your business? We’ll offer some insight that – and where his remarks come up short.


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