Unspeakable Trucker Hot Legal Topics -Part 1-GATS 2018
The REAL Women in Trucking organization hosted a Free Ice Cream Social during a “Hot Legal Topics for Truck Drivers” event that featured three top lawyers that fight for the rights of drivers. Craig Ackermann, Esq. , Joshua Friedman, Esq. , and Paul Taylor, Esq.
Topics discussed: Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Unpaid Work Time: Detention, Meal and Rest Break Legislation and Litigation Misclassification of Truck Drivers Trucking School Fraud Truck Driver Whistleblower STAA Refusal to Drive Protections & Remedies
The issue of sexual harassment is just one of the issues affecting truck drivers that were discussed. Legislation that affects unpaid work time like detention, meal and rest break cases, Misclassification of truck drivers, Blacklisting from future employment, Trucking school fraud, Truck driver whistleblower protections under the Department of Labor Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) that allows for refusals to drive and remedies in certain situations and the current arbitration clause case overview.
REAL Women in Trucking, Inc. is a 501 (c)(6) driver organization formed by working women truck drivers. Their mission is:
To deliver highway safety through leadership, mentorship, education, and advocacy.
Please contact Desiree Wood for more information 561.232.9170