California Trucking Association News

Judge Temporarily Blocks California Gig Worker Law for Truckers

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a California labor law meant to take effect Jan. 1 from impacting over 70,000 independent truckers by granting a ‘temporary restraining order.’ U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez in San Diego granted on Tuesday a …

California Trucking Association Suing over New Independent Contractor Law

The California Trucking Association and two California independent owner-operator truck drivers have filed an amended complaint with the U.S. Southern District Court seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against California’s new independent contractor law. The law codified the employment test set …

Heffernan Executive Named Chair of California Trucking Association Chapter

Owen Oakley, vice president at Heffernan Insurance Brokers, has been named chairman for the San Francisco chapter of the California Trucking Association. Owen previously served as a steering and planning committee representative for the association. His new duties include overseeing …

Burnham Benefits Names Thomas Vice President in California

Irvine, Calif.-based Burnham Benefits Insurance Services named Bill Thomas as its newest vice president. Thomas will focus on business development in the agricultural, winery and transportation logistics markets as well as other industries with specific service models that require uniquely …