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Court Ruling Could Require Driver Pay for Hours Spent Sleeping

Oct 23, 2018 at 08:02 AM CST
Trucking companies could owe employee truck drivers pay for every hour spent on the job, including sleeping breaks required by law, under a new court ruling. The ruling by the U.S. District Court in Fayetteville, Ark., came in an ongoing wage lawsuit against P.A.M. Transport Inc. Issued Friday, it said federal labor laws, not safety rules, should be used to tally for how many hours of work an employee truck driver must be paid.