Since the allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein became known in the Fall of 2017 the nation has begun a long overdue process of discussing and addressing workplace harassment. Though the grassroot efforts of the #Metoo and #Timesup movements keep the conversation in the public eye, it is important for […]
Starting January 1st, 2018, a new law will take hold across New York State that will provide paid family leave for most employees of private employers. New York’s Paid Family Leave provides job-protected, paid time off for: Bonding with a newly born, adopted or fostered child Caring for a close relative with a serious health […]
So it seems like only a short while ago we were all putting off the idea of paperless logs. Thinking that, like most government regulations, someone would swoop in and delay the mandate. Well, guess what? There was no caped crusader and now December 18, 2017 is knocking on our door. There are a lot […]
On May 27, 2015 the New York City Council passed a bill mandating all heavy-duty city and private garbage trucks install side guards designed to prevent people from getting caught underneath trucks.
Some interesting news from Washington this week (no seriously) in regards to the trucking industry. According to a new DOT plan, starting December 18, 2014 truck drivers will no longer be forced to file daily reports after routine pre and post trip inspections, as long as there aren’t safety defects or maintenance occurs.