Topics: Labor

DOL Issues Rule on Fluctuating Workweeks / Overtime

The Department of Labor announced a final rule updating regulations governing computation of overtime compensation for salaried, nonexempt employees whose hours vary from week to week. More

Ten Ways to Promote the Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship to Your Truckstop Staff

Ten Ways to Promote the Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship to Your Truckstop Staff

Each year the NATSO Foundation’s Bill Moon Scholarship program distributes thousands of dollars to students to pursue their educational goals. In 2020, the foundation will award five, $5,000 scholarships to truckstop and travel plaza employees and/or their legal dependents. Here are 10 ways you can promote the scholarship to your staff. More

House Passes Revised Coronavirus Bill

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House Passes Coronavirus Response Act

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The Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship Moves Five Students Closer to Their Degrees

The Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship Moves Five Students Closer to Their Degrees

In 2019, five hardworking students received scholarships from The NATSO Foundation’s Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship, which is awarded to truckstop and travel center industry employees and their children based on academic merit, community activities and a short essay. More

National Labor Relations Board to Issue Joint Employer Final Rule

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Labor Department Issues Final Rule on Joint Employer Status

Labor Department Issues Final Rule on Joint Employer Status

The Department of Labor on Jan. 12 promulgated its final rule on Joint Employer Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The 164-page final rule consolidates a four-factor balancing test introduced in the April 2019 proposed rule, and it will be published in the Federal Register on Thursday, Jan. 16. More

Benefits Packages Help Truckstops and Travel Centers Attract And Keep Employees

Benefits Packages Help Truckstops and Travel Centers Attract And Keep Employees

A comprehensive benefits package can show current and potential employees that the businesses they work for care about them, their health and their future. The right offerings can also help attract and retain talent. However, benefits come at a cost, and employers have to weigh their offerings against the overall expense carefully. More

Labor Department Issues Final Overtime Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor on Sept. 24 issued a final overtime rule, updating the standard for overtime pay eligibility under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and scaling back a rulemaking issued under the previous Administration. Notably, the Labor Department’s final overtime rule includes nearly all of NATSO's recommendations for improving the rule.   More

NATSO Foundation Releases Updated Employee Guidebook

NATSO Foundation Releases Updated Employee Guidebook

The Truckstop and Travel Plaza New Hire Orientation and Training Guidebook is designed to help operators maximize the human resources they need to run their travel plazas successfully. More

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