Hours of service (HOS) regulations are intended to prevent truck drivers from driving while they are dangerously tired. Other Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rules require sick leave for ill drivers and...more
Working excessive hours could pose a safety issue, the Ontario Labour Relations Board has held in refusing to dismiss a complaint that the employee was fired in retaliation for raising safety issues.
“We have got to get to a point where it is unacceptable to allow a fatal crash with a truck or a bus on our roadway with the public traveling around. We've got to get to zero.”
So said Ann Ferro, head of the Federal...more
At long last the Department of Labor has issued final regulations implementing the Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act (AFCTCA), which established new standards for airline flight crewmembers to qualify for FMLA...more
On February 5, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule implementing important expansions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) relating to the military leave provisions and the eligibility for and...more
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