meal break law
Editorial

Editorial: Rules to Live By

Without rules for everyone to follow, the world would become a chaotic place. But uncertainty about which rules one must follow can itself create chaos.

August 24, 2017
Government, Business

Appropriators to Take Up Transportation Funding Bill July 17 With Meal, Rest Break Provision

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House Republican leaders are measuring the degree of support within their caucus for a provision in a fiscal 2018 transportation funding bill that would pre-empt state laws on meal and rest breaks for truckers, congressional aides told Transport Topics.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 14, 2017
Government

Senate Committee Adopts Meal, Rest Break Provision

Sen. Deb Fischer Fischer by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

A pre-emption provision meant to ensure nationwide uniformity of meal and rest break standards for motor carriers was attached to an aviation reauthorization bill a Senate panel approved June 29.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 29, 2017
Business, Government

ATA Files Brief in Support of Penske Meal Break Case

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American Trucking Associations and Airlines for America on Feb. 9 filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a request by Penske Logistics that the high court overturn an appeals court decision upholding California’s meal-break law.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 10, 2015