Workplace Rights , Protections and Free Ice Cream
Women Truck Driver Group to Host Ice Cream Social with Top Law Firms that fight for the rights of truck drivers during the Great American Truck Show
July 25, 2018, 4:18pm
Unpaid Work Time:
Detention, Meal and Rest Break Legislation and Litigation
Missclassification of Truck Drivers
Trucking School Fraud
Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
Truck Driver Whistleblower STAA
Refusal to Drive Protections & Remedie
Craig Ackermann, Esq. www.ackermanntilajef.com
Mr. Ackermann has been an advocate for truckers rights such as: individual, representative and class action litigation, including unpaid and on-duty rest period class actions, PAGA penalty misclassification cases, non-reimbursed business expense class actions, unpaid overtime class actions, and multi-plaintiff sexual harassment cases. He is presently additional Counsel for New Prime inc., vs Dominic Oliveira
Read more about this case here https://www.publicjustice.net/case_brief/oliveira-v-new-prime-inc/
Craig has been a guest explaining the Denham Amendment and other trucking issues affecting truckers on radio shows such as AskTheTrucker Live and Sirius XM Road Dog Trucking radio.
Joshua Friedman Esq. www.joshuafriedmanesq.com
Mr Friedman’s practice is limited to sexual harassment, racial harassment and other types of harassment, at work and at school, and class action discrimination cases. He is presently best known among the truck driver community for his ongoing CRST sexual harassment case.
More info about this case and sexual harassment
Paul Taylor Esq. www.truckersjusticecenter.com
Mr. Taylor has been helping workers resolve their employment-related problems for more than 20 years. Truckers Justice Center levels the playing field for workers who have suffered wrongful termination, discrimination, lease violations, DAC reports, or have been harassed or subjected to retaliation because they blew the whistle on illegal practices.
Paul is known throughout the trucker community on Social Media and via his educational Truckers Justice YouTube channel.
RWIT President Desiree Wood, a truck driver herself encourages all drivers and those who support them in their advocacy campaigns to create an improved workplace culture to attend this important event.
The issue of sexual harassment is just one of the issues affecting truck drivers that will be discussed. Legislation that affects unpaid work time like detention, meal and rest break cases, Missclassification of truck drivers, Blacklisting from future employment, Trucking school fraud, Truck driver whistleblower protections under the Department of Labor Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) that allows for refusals to drive and remedies in certain situations and the current arbitration clause case overview.
“In the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp , it is about time says Wood that trucking begins to have a meaningful discussion surrounding sexual misconduct in training fleets and how we must learn about our rights and hold those who violate them accountable.
The REAL Women in Trucking booth at GATS is #948 for the duration of the show. The Ice Cream Social with HOT LEGAL TOPICS for Truck Drivers will happen on Day One of the truck show on the truckers news stage beginning at 3:30 PM August 23, 2018.
America Strong Stage (Hall A)
REAL Women in Trucking, Inc.