House of Representatives Set to Vote on the PRO Act

By Paul Benfer – The Protect the Right to Organize Act seeks to take California’s AB5 bill and make it a federal law by amending the National Labor Relations Act of 1947. What the sponsors are really seeking to do is continue their assault on small...

OOIDA and SBTC File Petition on Freight Broker Transparency to Enhance FMCSA 371.3 Requiring Reporting of Gross Margins on Shipments

By Paul Benfer – Perhaps I missed something, but when did a regulation demanding that owner-operators accept whatever rate a broker offered become law? When discussing 371.3 it is important to remember it was written in 1980 at the birth of trucking deregulation...