TITLE

IN BRIEF

PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/29/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers shipping news briefs as of September 29, 2014. A federal lawsuit was filed against the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration by the Teamsters union and safety advocates. Trucking company FedEx Freight increased its operating profit by 70 percent or 168 million U.S. dollars. The Labor Department awarded grants of 10.2 million U.S. dollars to assist states in tracing companies that misclassify workers as independent contractors.
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