Walmart Announces Sustainability Initiatives
Walmart announced June 1 it will take steps to reduce the amount of plastic and cardboard it puts in the waste stream from online orders and reduce vehicle emissions from delivery of packages.
GM, Stellantis Fined for Missing Fuel Efficiency Targets
General Motors Co. and Stellantis NV paid a combined $363 million in civil penalties for failing to meet U.S. fuel efficiency standards, according to filings with federal regulators.
Trucking Fleet IMC Names Joel Henry Its First CEO
Joel Henry is set to become the first CEO of marine drayage firm IMC Cos., the company announced May 30.
Tesla, Battery Partner Get $1.8 Billion From Biden’s IRA
Elon Musk is getting more firepower for his electric vehicle price war thanks to President Joe Biden’s signature climate legislation.
Employers Added a Strong 339,000 Jobs in May
WASHINGTON — The nation’s employers stepped up their hiring in May, adding a robust 339,000 jobs, well above expectations and evidence of strength in the economy.
Supreme Court Rules Against Truck Drivers Who Walked Off Job
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled June 1 against striking Teamsters drivers who walked off the job with their trucks full of wet concrete in a 2017 Washington state case.
UPS-Teamsters Talks to Resume June 5
Negotiations were set to resume June 5 between UPS and members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents an estimated 360,000 UPS drivers and other workers.
NLRB Counsel to Seek Legal Action Over Noncompete Clauses
National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo pledged to pursue legal action against “ employers who require nonsupervisory employees to sign noncompete agreements.
Rivian May Lose Nasdaq Spot After 90% Selloff
Rivian Automotive Inc. may get pushed out of the Nasdaq 100 Index as early as this month after plunging more than 90% from their record high, according to JP Morgan Securities.
NHTSA’s Advisory Panel on Underride Protection Raises Topics
A committee launched by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to study side underride protection during its inaugural meeting raised a variety of topic areas to address.