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Bill and Rick discuss some of the basic concerns surrounding the Employer-Employee relationship, such as Hiring and Terminating Employees; Benefits and Compensation issues; Disability and Workplace Safety; and Discrimination and Harassment in the workplace. Many problems between employers and employees arise simply from a lack of some of the basic principles that both State and Federal law require. Knowledge about the direction you need to take surrounding these issues can either spark or deflate the potential for costly litigation.
The battle is over and the Affordable Care Act is indeed law. Now what? How will it affect those within the trucking industry? Many are faced with this question and will need to understand in order to make an informed decision prior to the March 31st deadline.
Owner operators, company drivers, and trucking companies (who will be mandated in 2015 to provide coverage) will all need to know their options. Motor carriers, depending on the number of employees, will be required to offer health insurance.
What about cost, is it affordable? What other options do we have? What happens if you refuse coverage? How do you Calculate your AGI to see if you're eligible? What is the “On Exchange” and “Off Exchange?" What happens if carriers do not offer coverage to their employees? What will happen to those employees whose coverage is dropped by the employer?
Even for those who disagree with the act, knowing the facts will help to comprehend how this law will impact you, your family, and even you career.
Regardless of how one feels about the Health Law, it is one's responsibility to make educated choices based on information from those who provide insurance for the health industry and actually have knowledge of the trucking industry.
Tom Smith of CDL Consultant joins us as our special guest to share his knowledge and expertise in this serious and important decision-making.
As professional truck drivers make their way across the country, their job calls for them to work in every high crime area in the United States. Major cities such as Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, Baltimore, Oakland, the boroughs of New York City and everywhere in-between, truckers can find themselves in serious and dangerous situations.
With the trucking industry operating 24/7 with scheduled pickups and deliveries at any given time of the day or night, these men and women of the highway face many areas of criminal activity and can often be the targeted victim as well. Even though there is no Federal Law that prohibits truck drivers from the legal right to carry a firearm for protection, individual motor carrier rules may do so.
In 2012, Detroit city alone was home to 386 murders and 15,009 violent crimes as this is one of many major freight hubs where truckers must conduct business to keep America moving. Furthermore, rise in crime has fast been expanding outside of the typical major city areas such as states in the South and Midwest.
The reality of trucking is that it can be a dangerous job and the inability for the driver to carry protection due to company rules and regulations can only add to the situation. Even with a legal state permit, drivers can find themselves in trouble if the transporting of the firearm is not in accordance with Federal Law 18 U.S. Code § 926A.
Also, not every State recognizes an individual's State CCW. For example, only 34 states currently recognize a concealed weapon permit from the state of Florida; another aspect that could cause trouble for the driver entering such a state as New Jersey. It varies from state to state even more, as for example, only 18 states will recognize a permit from the state of Illinois.
Where do truckers stand on their ability to carry for their own personal protection? Call-in number: 347-826-9170
Wallach on Law. Gun Legislation & Officer Training, With California Assembly Member Das Williams, And Gun Rights Activist Sheriff Richard Mack (“Sheriff Mack”). Gun regulation is potentially the most partisan and divisive issue in the U.S. Some believe that any form of gun regulation in unlawful. Others don’t believe the Second Amendment provides a right to possess a gun free from regulation. And others are more concerned with the present – determining that, in the wake of multiple tragedies – the need to better regulate gun access is essential. This week, Sheriff Mack joins us to explain why he believes gun regulations are illegal, and that our focus should be ending the drug war and improving officer training. And in the wake of the Isla Vista tragedy, Cal. Assembly Person Das Williams has co-authored a bill that provides a mechanism to keep those who may be unstable temporarily away from weaponry. He joins us (from the Assembly floor) to discuss his bill as it moves through the California Legislature.
Wallach on Law airs on AM stations nationwide on Saturdays at 1:00pm Eastern Time, and can also be heard on iTunes, iHeart Radio.
On tonight’s episode of The Dymonds Radio Show, we want to speak to our listeners regarding education and employment. The most important thing that a Black person can do, is to go to school and get an education, regardless if you’re an adult or a teen! In order to get a career and not just a mediocre job it’s pertinent to go to school after high school and recieve a degree.
So tune in tonight to hear our perspective on the importance of employment and education in todays society.
PLEASE TUNE IN TONIGHT @ 8PM-10 PM PST OR CALL IN TO LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD!
On this epsiode:
Florida man arrested after videotaped beating of autistic boy goes viral
4th Circuit refuses to stay same-sex marriage ruling
Name of Ferguson officer released
ACLU files two lawsuits in re Ferguson (including the desire to define Freedom of the Press)
Woman jailed over truancy fines dies in jail from "natural causes"
Law student arrested on attempted murder and arson charges
OJ Simpson judgement up for sale
Maternity lawsuit filed against Beyonce and Jay-Z
Colombian lawyer suing FIFA over bad refereeing
Little girl dies in Maryland gunfire exchange
MMA fighter arrested
Single mom convinces thief to return stolen van
Woman finds swastika on her McDonald's sandwich bun
Al Gore Sues Al Jazeera
Federal judge rules that Ten Commandments monument must be moved
Professor loses job over his tweets
California woman arrested for worker's comp fraud
Can’t make it to GATS this year? No problem, Truth About Trucking "Live" is bringing it to you!
Among some of our scheduled callers tonight are singer songwriter and Emcee of the Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search, Tony Justice; Finalist of Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search, Brad James; Country recording artist and Highway Angel program spokesperson Lindsay Lawler; Overdrive’s 2014 Most Beautiful winner,Emily Weymouth and Kylla Leeburg, Deputy Director at Truckers Against Trafficking.
Others expected to call in, sharing the GATS 2014 experience are: Tom Kyrk of the Trucking Solutions Group, Christina Schnese of Make It Happen USA, James Lamb of SBTC, Dr. Pamela Thomas for the Truckers Rolling Against Hep-C Campaign, and whoever gets pulled into the show as they walk by!
Come join the conversation as Truth About Trucking "LIVE" takes you "inside" GATS 2014 with some of the biggest names in Trucking Social Media.
Truth About Trucking’s Open Forum let’s you pick the topics, and there is no shortage of topics to go around this week.
In the past few weeks hot topics include: Amendment for the 34 hour Restart provision, followed by FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro’s infamous blog post, Maxim Magazine “serial killer” ad targeted towards truck drivers, OOIDA’s call for Anne Ferro’s resignation and the tragic Walmart accident resulting in death and injury, ultimately calling for more driver regulations from safety advocates, celebrities, government officials, and the media.
Have something to say or further add to the topics of discussion? Join us 6PM ET and Join the Chat Room on your smart phone or computer.
We will be giving away 2 Tony Justice CD’s and 2 Essante Organics gifts in the Chat Room as well.
You can also listen through your phone by calling in to the show via: 347-826-9170.
Featured Musical Artist: Brad James - "DETENTION TIME"
Come join the conversation!
For our show this evening it is Open Forum to "Anything Trucking".
From Truck Driver Health, Sleep Apnea, Improving Driver Image, Truck Idling, Not allowed to park at shippers and receivers, The 14 hour clock, the FMCSA, Detention Time, Wages, Fuel Taxes, Best Trucking Event/Show, Are Truckers Safe Drivers? CSA scores, truckers and brokers . . .
Just a few topics to start with, but all Trucking Topics are open for discussion...
We will also have a special announcement to make during the broadcast ...
Join the Chat Room for our free Tony Justice Music CD Giveaway. So far 6 CD's have been given away via the chat room.
Call in number: 347-826-9170
When it comes to fantasy football, what do you get when you invite past league winners, confident veteran players and brash newbies from one of the three Man Law leagues, all on one show? An hour filled with pure and unadulterated trash talk! Besides the usual "I'm going to win it all this year" talk, we hope to effectively explain just what fantasy football is and share a few tips/tricks that might help you win your season. Before all of that, the laws we cover tonight include:
Men who gossip-
What you MUST do at any cookout-
Typing or texting "uuggghhhh!!!"-
Texting or speaking the letters O-M-G-
Decorating one's house-
Feel free to call us up live to share your opinions at (646) 595-2779. We will also check your emails sent to ManLawLive@gmail.com, your voice messages left at (336) 422-1973, your tweets sent to https://twitter.com/Official_ML (please use the hashtag #MLLive) and any comments left on the FANPAGE or FB GROUP.
Don't forget, we can also be heard on Stitcher Radio HERE, and on iTunes HERE and also via the #MLLIVE app located HERE! TELL A FRIEND!
INTRO: Mama Said Knock You Out ~ LL Cool J
OUTRO: Levels ~ Meek Mill
We get what we OBSERVE says Dr. Jim Alvino in this weeks show. Building on the concept he first introduced in his widely-acclaimed book, Explorers Guide to the Law of Attraction. Join Jim Alvino this week as he reveals more of his LOO principle and how it relates to attracting the life or business you desire. Want to hear and meet Dr. Alvino live? Go to http://www.loaevent.com to purchase your ticket.
Regulations, Fuel Cost, EPA, Carbon Footprint, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Engine Maintenance Cost, Oil Lubricity, CARB, DEF.... What does it all mean to the owner operator and fleets? In one simple word...money.
Whether they are spending it or saving it, how much do you have to spend in order to eventually save? There are many products on the market designed to reduce operating costs. The question most will ask themselves is which products will ensure profits and yet meet or exceed government standards?
Join us with our special guest, Anthony Evans, Founder and COO of Onboard Oil Tech as we discuss the challenges modern day owner operators and fleets face as they maintain their bottom line while upholding regulation mandates and requirements.